Hungry men fall for large, curvy women: research

  • IANS, London
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  • Updated: Jun 09, 2014 15:59 IST

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It is time to feed your hubby well as men who are hungry tend to be drawn to curvy, large women.

"If a man is hungry, he prefers a slightly heavy women. He also prefers slightly larger women in general," said psychologist Viren Swami from University of Westminster in Britain.

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Not just men, the same applies to females as hungry women were drawn towards "heavy set" men, he added.

According to the research, the contents of a person's stomach can influence the type of mate they will seek out. To prove his point, Swami asked a group of men in various stages of hunger to rate a selection of women's attractiveness.

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He found that those who had not eaten for a while tended to be more drawn to large women. However, the research discovered that the need for women died down after men had eaten a good meal.

"Hunger can change your perception of who is attractive," Swami was quoted as saying in a report that appeared on London-based web site Metro.


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