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  • adults
  • It is a fairly reliable indicator of body fat for most adults, with athletes and the elderly being two exceptions. (nmsc.com)
  • Individuals
  • This method can be reasonably accurate for many people, but it assumes particular fat distribution patterns over the body-which may not apply to all individuals, and does not account for fat deposits not directly under the skin. (wikipedia.org)
  • reduces
  • This, in turn, reduces their muscle mass and their metabolic activity, which also have a significant share of the energy requirement in physical rest. (superbeing.in)
  • healthy
  • Most health organizations put a healthy BMI score between 18.5 and 25.0. (healthstatus.com)
  • Being overweight or fat is having more body fat than is optimally healthy. (wikipedia.org)
  • A healthy body requires a minimum amount of fat for proper functioning of the hormonal, reproductive, and immune systems, as thermal insulation, as shock absorption for sensitive areas, and as energy for future use. (wikipedia.org)
  • indicates
  • A level of 126 mg/dL or higher indicates diabetes, a condition in which your body doesn't produce enough insulin (which converts blood sugar into energy) or use insulin properly. (realsimple.com)
  • measure
  • There are, however, several other common ways to measure the amount of adiposity or fat present in an individual's body. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bioelectrical impedance analysis A small electric current is passed through the body to measure its electrical resistance. (wikipedia.org)
  • higher
  • The group who responded that their meals were irregular had higher mean values of Body Mass Index, aspartate aminotransferase, and alanine aminotransferase. (scirp.org)
  • blood
  • Many athletes will fall into this range, and while it is true that their conditioning is high, there is still a lot of "mass" for the body to pump blood and provide oxygen to. (healthstatus.com)
  • After ingestion, DEG is absorbed through the gastrointestinal tract and distributed by the bloodstream throughout the body, reaching peak blood concentrations within 30 to 120 minutes. (wikipedia.org)
  • stress
  • There's a direct link between stress and lipid abnormalities,' says Dr. Mimi Guarneri. (wholeliving.com)
  • To improve the way your mind and body respond to stress, try exercise as well as relaxation techniques, such as meditation and yoga. (wholeliving.com)
  • test
  • Skinfold calipers or "pinch test" The skin at several specific points on the body is pinched and the thickness of the resulting fold is measured. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • BMI is a fairly reliable indicator of body fatness for most people. (ne.gov)
  • research
  • In February 2000, a British oceanographic research vessel, the RRS Discovery, sailing in the Rockall Trough west of Scotland encountered the largest waves ever recorded by scientific instruments in the open ocean, with a SWH of 18.5 metres (61 ft) and individual waves up to 29.1 metres (95 ft). (wikipedia.org)