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Doctor insights on: Home Body Fat Test

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How to test for body fat?

How to test for body fat?

A number of methods: Can be used from caliper measurements of specific body areas to floating you in a water tank after taking body measurements, but the easiest and most accurate measure is with an instrument called an electrolipograph which measures impedance from two specific body areas and combined with actual height and weight is used in a calculation to give very accurate results. ...Read more

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How can I test body fat percentage?

How can I test body fat percentage?

Skin calipers: One way is to use a skin caliper. They measure the fat in different areas of the body and add up the measurements to get a percent of total body fat. Impedance analysis- sends a small current through the body and measures muscle, fat and water in the body. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to lower body fat?

Yes!!!: Home remedies to lower body fat include combination of healthy nutrition & regular exercise such that you end up with 3, 500 calorie deficit for each pound lost. Usually we aim for 500 calorie/day difference by eating less & exercising more. As for specific diet, consider mediterranean diet as it has a lot of research to support it. Regarding exercise, no need for fancy gym or equipment. See hiit. ...Read more

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What can I do to calculate body fat percentage at home?

Calculate fat: It is difficult to do this at home accurately. There are scales that supposedly calculate this for you, but they are not very accurate. You can buy skin calipers which would be more accurate, but a little tough to measure yourself. That's probably your best bet. ...Read more

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I want to reduce my upper body fat and brest size by home remedies ?

I want to reduce my upper body  fat and brest size by home remedies ?

Weight loss: You can't "spot" reduce fat. The key is to have a sensible weight loss strategy. See some of the check lists available on Health Tap for weight loss - pick your favorite and get started! Good luck! ...Read more

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What is a good affordable way to caculate body fat percentage at home?

Free estimate: You can get a rough idea of your body fat percentage using this online tool: http://www.Fitwatch.Com/qkcalc/body-fat-percentage-calculator.Php. ...Read more

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Is it possible and how can you measure body fat at home without calipers?

Is it possible and how can you measure body fat at home without calipers?

Weightwatchers scale: Many of the modern weighing scales made by Conair Etc are very cheap (around 20-30$) they are reasonable start they can do weight body mass index and body fat and water content ...Read more

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Been clean from weed for 2 mths, and smoked once recently. I am 150 lbs, 5'9, about 15% body fat.Will i pass a urine test?How long does THC stay in me

+/-: You may or may not pass- you didn't tell us how often/ heavily you were using cannabis previously. The way to pass the test is not to use. ...Read more

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I took 8 mgs of xanex Friday night (10/7/16), and 4 mgs that next morning. Im 6'3 low body fat, can I pass a drug test for next Friday (oct 14th)?

I took 8 mgs of xanex Friday night (10/7/16), and 4 mgs that next morning. Im 6'3 low body fat, can I pass a drug test for next Friday (oct 14th)?

Drug test: You won't know till you have had the test. Age 23 and height 6'3 suggests you are either not eating enough or "burning" too much weight with exercise or other physical activity. Who prescribed Xanax and why? Please let me know what your doctor said! ...Read more