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Amazing Facts about Breasts

22 July 2016, 17:46

Fun fact: Both men and women find your breasts irresistible to look at. While talking to you they will quickly check out your boobs first before looking at your face. Then they will steal another glance or two. The only difference between the sexes is that men will stare for longer. But you already knew that, right? Here are more fun facts about ‘dem wicked jugs’, as a friend of mine used to refer to them back in the day.
    Broke guys like big boobs.

Science says that, not me. Apparently there is there is a relationship between boob size preference and the amount of money in a man’s pockets. Broke guys like big boobs and loaded guys prefer smaller boobs. So I don’t understand why so many ladies spend so much money enhancing their boobs’ size. It can’t be to sweep up all those broke guys out there. Could be why another research suggests women who get breast implants are three times likely to commit suicide.

    Why men have boobs

Everybody starts out as a woman in the womb, so all fetuses develop both breasts and female sexual organs. Then after about 8 to 9 weeks for those with the Y chromosome the hormone testosterone comes in and starts changing the genetic activity of cells in the genitals and the brain, but the boobs are there to stay.

    Breast milk is sweeter than cow’s milk.

Breast milk actually tastes sweeter than cow’s milk, due to the high content of lactose in it. About 40% of total calories in breast milk come from lactose. Not many people can remember this taste however, as they find the thought of taking breast milk as adults revolting. But some take it for both health and non-health related purposes.

    Weight off your chest

Boobs can weigh anything from the weight of an orange to the weight of three bricks. Size B will weigh about 115g each side, GG about 575g or as heavy as a squirrel on each side and size K approximately 862 g or the weight of a small grown up dog or three bricks. Imagine moving around with such weight hanging off your chest.


Nipple stimulation activates the medial paracentral lobule. That’s squeak speak for that part of the woman’s brain that lights up when you stimulate her genitals. And this claim is backed up by a classic study on 213 women, which found that 29% of them could reach orgasm through nipple stimulation alone. Guys, over to you.

    One side is bigger

About a quarter of all women have one breast approximately a fifth larger than the other. This is because breasts respond independently to estrogen during puberty. For about 65% of women with unequal breasts, the left breast is bigger. The left side of a woman’s body has a higher immune hypersensitivity, which impacts hormones like estrogen which determine a breast’s shape and size.

Bonus: It’s inevitable that age, gravity and breastfeeding will make a woman’s breast sag, but smoking breaks down the elastin in her body and makes it worse. Breastfeeding, and squeezing help prevent breast cancer. Women have your breasts medically checked twice a year to catch cancer in its earlier stages when it is easiest to treat successfully.

By Bernard Lugagah

- MyNews24

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