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|Adults in United States, average :||22-25%||15-19%|
A Quick Guide To Body Fat Percentage
Every person has a different fat to weight ratio. Body fat percentage refers to the amount of fat in our total body weight in terms of percentage. Body fat percentage is a key indicator of your health and it is necessary to calculate it to know whether you have a healthy weight, overweight or obesity.
Now, if you’re overweight or obese, it is necessary to lower your body fat percentage so that your entire body composition changes. This is necessary to achieve the ideal body fat percentage to become healthier and to prevent diseases that naturally come with a higher body fat percentages such as stroke, heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure.
One interesting thing to note here is that ideal body fat percentage range is different for men and women.
There are multiple ways that you can measure your current body fat percentage. One of the quickest and easiest ways is to use a caliper which is basically a clamp that measures the amount of fat that you have under your skin. These measurements are usually done on the arm or waist. Even though this method is extremely easy, it is also the least accurate.
Other methods of measuring body fat percentage include underwater weighing, bio-electrical impedance, using the bod pod or DEXA (Dual X-ray Absorptiometry) scans.
The free body fat calculator shown above gives you an approximate measurement of body fat percentage as it is a simple software that uses formula based on database analysis. This is not the best method. We suggest using a 2-in-1 weight and body fat calculator. Available at very low cost & hence affordable.
Ideal Body Fat
When it comes to acceptable body fat levels, it all depends on your age and gender. However, to provide a general range, women should have a body fat percentage between 21% and 35%. Men should have a body fat percentage range between 8% and 24%.
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