Ask A Nutritionist (Nov/Dec 2010) – Home Body Composition Scales

Are you confused by the number on your home scale, or do you wonder if that number is accurate?  In the current issue of the Running Room magazine I discuss some of the pros and cons of home body composition scales.

Q:  How accurate are home scales that measure body fat and water percentages?

A:  Home scales and hand-held devices are one way to measure body fat percentages.  The scales use a technique called BIA.  To find out more, click here to read the complete response.

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