Hormones and fat storage. Can you change it?
I read that your body shape is largely determined by hormones and that women with apple body shape are more likely to have low estrogen levels even if your thin but still an apple. Is there a way to raise estrogen levels?
I read that handling stress better helps and also eating things like flax seeds and licorice. Does anyone know? What about the pill or the shots people take to go from male to female... cheers
You seem really concerned about your natural body type. I consider that a shame, due in large part to media influence telling us there is really only one beautiful body shape. There is a multi billion dollar industry built solely around making 99.9% of the population feel unhappy with their bodies. Knowing this doesn't really help us feel better, though.
If you exercise and get in shape, I guarantee you will be happier with your own body type. Hopefully you will gain some of the confidence and comfort in your own skin that is quite common with people who get fit.
You are your own particular shape of beauty and I hope you can find that.