Many people complain that there is no change in their body fat even after making so many changes in their lifestyles. However, to eliminate a lot of diseases, maintaining ideal body weight is a necessity. Here are seven different ways to measure body fat and lower it.
This method has been used for the past decades, where the fat thickness is measured underneath the skin in different locations. In women, thighs, triceps, abdomen is taken, and abdomen, triceps, chest, and thighs in men.
Measuring Body Circumference
The body’s shape varies from one individual to another, and it provides the details of body fat. Measuring body circumference is easy, and you can do it by yourself. In this process, the waist and neck circumference is used in men and hips in women.
The Bod Pod
It calculates the body fat through air displacement and gives the value of body volume, mass, and density. Here the volume and pressure of air relationship give the details of body density.
Hydrostatic weighing is also referred to as underwater weighing and estimates the body composition. It weighs you after exhaling air while submerged underwater from the lungs.
Scales And Monitors
An electrical current is sent in this process, and biomedical impedance analysis is used to find the body fat. This process combines weight, height, gender, and age and determines the value.
Air Displacement Plethysmography
You will be put into an egg-shaped chamber that will enclose your body. After that, your body volume and weight are determined to find out the percentage of body fat.
CT Or MRI Scans
By far, CT or MRI scans are considered the most accurate method to find out the body fat percentage. The cross-sectional images of the body are taken through these machines, which provide the details.
Dr. Meghana Pande in Pune can suggest different ways to reduce your body fat percentage. Feel free to contact her for any further assistance.