It looked too good to be true to the male Lead Stories staff (known for our love for beer and resulting bellies) but we were pleased to discover the reporting is for real: A Yale University researcher's findings suggest that men with "dad bods" are more likely to be found attractive by women than men with slim physiques. Yes, a beer bellie beats a six pack, according to Professor Richard Bribiescas, the primary investigator in the Yale Reproductive Ecology Laboratory.
The story originated from an article published on August 5, 2018 titled "Research confirms: Men with beer bellies attract more women and live longer" (archived here) which opened:
Well, this changes the game!
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