The Omron BF212 Scales with Body Fat Monitor measures your body fat %, calcualtes your BMI (Body Mass Index), small footprint, slim and compact 4 user memory, auto power off function to save battery life.
- Measures your Body Fat %.
- Calcualtes your BMI (Body Mass Index).
- Small footprint, slim and compact.
- 4 user memory.
- Auto power off function to save battery life
Chewing the fat--what you need to know What is body fat?
Our bodies need a certain amount of fat to function effectively but too much fat can have a detrimental effect to your overall health. Studies have shown that a high level of fat in the body, in particular visceral fat, increases the risk of developing more serious health conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes. The level of body fat you should have will vary depending on age and sex.
What is visceral fat?
Visceral fat, or 'central obesity', is used to describe the fat thats located inside the peritoneal cavity--that is, your midsection around your waist. Rather than being located directly under the skin as subcutaneous fat, this 'visceral fat' can be found inbetween your internal organs, many of which are situated in this cavity. Studies have shown that there is a strong correlation between high levels of visceral fat and the risk of developing cardiovascular disease as well as other medical conditions. The BF508 will give you a reading between 30 levels, to indicate your level of visceral fat; a normal reading would be between 1 and 9, with a reading higher than 15 being very high.
What is subcutaneous fat?
Subcutaneous fat not only accumulates around the stomach but also around the upper arms, hips and thighs, and can cause a distortion of the bodys proportions. Although not directly link
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