There is enough information out there to confuse even a PhD graduate about nutrition. There is wide variation in what thoughts or considerations are there about the biggest epidemic in the United States, OBESITY.
Tanita Body Composition Analyzers help patients to understand what is going on inside their bodies by categorizing weight into muscle mass, water, and body fat.
When making heart-healthy changes to your lifestyle and diet, it is helpful to know some basics about nutrition, starting with the components of food.
To determine the number of calories and fat grams you need to consume each day in order to lose or gain weight, consult your physician or a registered dietitian.
A good indicator of how much fat you carry is the Body Mass Index (BMI). Although it is not a perfect measure, it gives a fairly accurate assessment of how much of your body is composed of fat.