So, according to the Upshot, here's the math behind #dadbod.
what idiot called it dadbod and not father figure Tim Pope (@tpope) May 19, 2015
- Dads on average are 10 pounds heavier than non-dads - Dads are carrying nearly an extra two inches on their waist - Their bellies stick out an extra half-inch - Dads don't mind their extra weight - Despite their extra 10 pounds, "nearly as many dads described themselves as being 'about the right weight' as those who are not dads. - When asked their ideal weight, "dads volunteered a number that was five pounds heavier than what non-dads did." Notably, fathers don't seem to be making an effort to fight their father figure. 70% said they hadnt tried to lose weight in the previous yearSource: The Dad Bod, Quantified - NYTimes.com