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Breasts are the soft, protruding organs on the upper part of the women's body which secrete milk after childbirth. They are considered to be the seat of the emotion.
But these curves have gone through a massive change in the past decade.
Over the past 100 years, the average bust size of UK women has ballooned from a B-cup to DD.
Britain is ahead of every other country on this list. Experts believe that the increase is about 6.3 cms in the past 100 years.
Scientists don't see this as a good sign. Some of them see this as an epidemic which can cause backaches in women over the age of 40.
Breast reduction operations are on the rise, up by 11% to 5,476 a year since last year.
Scientists believe that this trend has roots in our eating habits, the amount of milk we drink and even the cosmetics that we use.
This doctor, from University of Portsmouth, researched a group in Breast health and studied the data from 1950s..
Average breast size has risen by two measurements, but the back size has risen just one. So, not all of them had extreme weight. It's far more likely to be linked to our diet and nutrition.
The food we eat has grown over the years. So, we are better feeded than people at any point in history. Earlier, people only had access to the normal stuff.
Better nourishment has been reaching us over the years. Women have become longer, their breasts larger and busts bigger.