Women who opt not to wear bras are often looked down on as unlady-like or hippies, but the results of a 15-year-long study conducted in France suggests that these ladies actually have the right idea.

"Medically, physiologically, anatomically, the breast does not benefit from being deprived of gravity," Jean-Denis Rouillon, a professor at the University of Franche-Comté in Besançon, told France Info.

The study was conducted at the university's hospital where Rouillon measured and examined the breasts of 300 women, aged 18 to 35, noting how the support from bras impacted their bodies and health over time.

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