Body fat level is an important aspect of weight control. You need to maintain low body fat levels to keep your body weight in control. Excess body fat may lead to various diseases including heart diseases. Hence it is necessary to carry out a Body Comparison Analysis regularly.
One important reason to measure body fat is because it is different to body weight. Losing body weight does not necessarily mean that you have lost body fat because it measures everything that constitutes the human body and not just the fat. Someone who looks relatively trim may in fact have high levels of body fat. So it is important to lose body fat as part of your weight loss plan.
Body fat is measured in percentage terms using various techniques. Some of the common techniques of measuring body fat level include body fat scales, hydrodensitometry, and skinfold calipers measurement. These have been explained below:
Body fat scales: In this method, a low current is passed through your body. The resistance offered to the passage of this current depends on your body fat level.
Hydrodensitometry weighing: Also known as underwater weighing or hydrostatic weighing, this method...