From generation to generation, culture to culture, and from beauty to beholder, the ideal body type for both men and women has changed time and time again. During some periods of time, especially in many ancient cultures, having a little extra weight was a sign of health, well being, fertility, and vitality, especially among women. A pleasantly plump wife was a sign of a husband that could afford to provide ample food and a good life for his family, and feminine curves have always been a sign that a woman is able to bear many children.
But as things always do, times have definitely changed, especially in terms of what society considers to be acceptable aesthetics. Take, for example, that fact that the soft, curvy marble statues and paintings of classic Greek and Roman goddesses and women wo