Body Composition: Fat Testing

The human body is composed of many different substances all of which are necessary for us to function. These include water, muscle, bone, organs and fat. But while fat is an essential part of the human body, necessary to provide energy for long- duration athletic endeavours, as well as insulation against cold temperatures and the protection of vital organs, it is often portrayed as an undesirable element that must be eliminated at all costs.

This download provides a very simple measurement of ‘fatness’ that can be performed to determine whether there’s an increased risk of coronary heart disease and other obesity-related illnesses.

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