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Transcript of Body
Why is it important to know
does not provide
a complete physical
Because muscle weighs more than fat
can have different body compositions
due to the
amount of fat and muscle
mass they each possess
health and wellness professional
measure your body composition
will enable you to
achieve and maintain
of muscle and fat
How is body composition measured?
current passes through
water easily and has more difficulty passing through
This scale analyzes body composition
using bioelectric impedance analysis (BIA)
BIA works by sending a
small electric current
through your body and determining how much resistance the current encounters
Fat is vital to body functions like
Regulating body temperature
Yet, too much fat can damage your health
of body fat has shown to reduce the risk of
like mouth, eyes, nose
Helps prevent constipation
Helps dissolve minerals and other nutrientes
Carries nutrients and oxigen to cells
Reduce the burden on kidneys and liver flushing out waste products
Weight of muscle in your body
The more you have the less your organs can work
Want to know what is your body composition?