Questions tagged [body-fat]

Questions about the deposits of subcutaneous fat.

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Considering obesity using BMI

Why is it that medical assessments on obesity is based on BMI when BMI scales are inaccurate? Take for example Phillip Heath (Mr. Olympia 2016) Height: 5’9″ Competition Weight: 250 lbs This ...
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Why omega-3/6 ratio is important?

I'm 27 years old model and being under 8% body fat matters for me. I heard consumption of the right omega-3/6 ratio is important for this. I'm wondering whats the ideal ratio for my goal and why it is ...
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How to reduce weight-caused man boobs (psuedogynaecomastia)?

I have lost weight recently and although I've come within the normal BMI range, but the "sagging/bulky chest" of mine (a legacy from my fatter past) makes me feel ashamed of myself in public. I was ...
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Do body composition analysers provide accurate readings or just estimates?

Looking for a gold-standard measure of Total Body Fat as a possible better predictor of Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in comparison to BMI (Ortega, et al. 2016) - see also Considering obesity using ...