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What's the use of measuring my body fat percentage? Why does it matter?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Health

It can give you an idea of if your proportion of fat to muscle is healthy or not.
In the military, if you don't meet weight standards - you are tape measured to estimate body fat. When body fat is too high - you can be separated from the military service.

In brief: Health

It can give you an idea of if your proportion of fat to muscle is healthy or not.
In the military, if you don't meet weight standards - you are tape measured to estimate body fat. When body fat is too high - you can be separated from the military service.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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