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    Understanding the tools used for weight and body fat

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    Weighing yourself on the scale only gives you limited information about your health. Why? How can you get more accurate information? What are the different tools available to measure body fat? How do the body fat scales work? Does anyone have any personal experience with them?

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    Weighing yourself on the scale provides information about how much your bodymass weighs at a given moment. If a person has just consumed a large meal, ingested a lot of fluid or completed a marathon, the metabolic issues are not accounted for. In order for a body to get what it needs to survive, cells must be nourished and when one eats for reasons other than keeping adequate energy supply maintained than the ...

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    Underwater weighing, skinfold tests and getting on a scale are different ways to glean understanding about weight and fat.

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