They have big butts and they cannot die? Doctors generally agree that bigger isn’t better in terms of body health, however, studies have shown that having a colossal caboose can potentially increase a person’s longevity. A TikTok video detailing the rump-repping research garnered nearly 50,000 views since it was posted Thursday.
“If you have a heavy duty derriere, you might live longer,” explained Dr. Karan Rajan, who has amassed 4.4 million TikTok followers for his videos describing surprising health factoids. Other fun videos have described a special shortcut for gauging penis proportions and the importance of never passing on passing gas.
In the 34-second clip, entitled “Thicc [Thick] Thighs Save Lives,” the ample bottom advocate explained that “fat deposited in the gluteofemoral region [the thighs and buttocks] can reduce the risk of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases in comparison to having more visceral fat [which encases the organs].”
Excerpted from the New York Post