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  • intake
  • RED-S is a disparity between food intake (the energy and micronutrients you're consuming) and the nutrition required to cover the energy demands of basic "housekeeping" tasks in the body and exercise," explains sports endocrinologist Dr Nicky Keay . (womenshealthmag.com)
  • Keep your fat intake to between 25 and 35 percent of your total calories. (livestrong.com)
  • Cut back on your intake of saturated fats found in potato chips, cookies and fatty cuts of meat like bacon and sausage. (livestrong.com)
  • Diet quality can be improved by reducing the consumption of energy-dense foods, such as those high in fat and sugars, and by increasing the intake of dietary fiber. (wikipedia.org)
  • calories
  • When you're focused on significantly lowering body fat, whether through following an extreme exercise regime and/ or restricting calories, the body perceives you to be in a stressed state and decides this is not the time to reproduce," says Dr Meggie Smith, a fellow in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the University of Southern California. (womenshealthmag.com)
  • When you eat more calories than you burn, your body stores the excess energy as fat for later use. (straighthealth.com)
  • muscular
  • It overestimates body fat content in muscular or lean individuals. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Being around 10% body fat is a lot more effective for testosterone levels and muscular tissue building possibility than severe leanness. (blogarama.com)
  • In neuromuscular disease, a variety of factors can influence the compositional and micro structural aspects of muscle, including most notably muscle fiber atrophy and disorganization, the deposition of fat and connective tissues, as occurs in muscular dystrophy, and the presence of inflammation, among many other pathologies. (wikipedia.org)
  • visceral fat
  • Contrary to common thinking, BMI is not the best measurement for overall risk because many people with readings in the normal range still have dangerous levels of (hidden) visceral fat. (medindia.net)
  • deposition
  • Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure, which is used to suck out the excess or abnormal fat deposition to give a well-contoured shapely look. (medindia.net)
  • Obese
  • While being overweight or obese disrupts your reproductive system by producing too much oestrogen, veer towards the other extreme to a low body fat percentage and "you essentially enter a post-menopausal state", warns Dr Smith. (womenshealthmag.com)
  • The BMI gives particularly inaccurate information with regard to individuals with above-average lean muscle mass, classifying such individuals as "overweight" or "obese" despite the fact that their body fat percentage would indicate they are in excellent physical condition. (learninginfo.org)
  • On average, obese people have a greater energy expenditure than their normal counterparts due to the energy required to maintain an increased body mass. (wikipedia.org)
  • metabolism
  • This important chemical is important for the normal metabolism of the body and is dangerous only if present in excess. (medindia.net)
  • Losing body fat means that we need to increase our metabolism and in order to do so, we need to build lean muscle. (trainingpeaks.com)
  • It is the 'storage fat' that is used in metabolism and energy expenditure, and as we all know, too much of this can have some serious health implications . (halls.md)
  • muscle
  • While unceasing muscle-bound, sweat-drenched Instagram stories seem to confirm that the strong-not-skinny message is alive, well and motivating health choices across the UK, outside the wellness bubble, statistics on body fat percentage in women show a different story. (womenshealthmag.com)
  • For example, muscle weighs more than fat. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Moreover, abdominals definition stacked with strong muscle development will certainly cause terrific percentages - specifically the desired V Formed back, which is the best sign of physical attraction in men. (blogarama.com)
  • In other words, a 'cup' of fat is lighter than a 'cup' of muscle. (trulyhuge.com)
  • Once hormones change during the teen years, girls gain more fat, while boys start to build more muscle. (livestrong.com)
  • Increasing your muscle mass is a great way for you to lose that stubborn belly fat. (livestrong.com)
  • You will get to know how much body fat you have measuring 24 muscle groups. (eventbrite.com)
  • At end of the session, you will get an in-depth body fat and muscle analysis to help you know what to work on to lose fat and improve strength. (eventbrite.com)
  • This device works with water and scan your skin, fat and muscle fiber simply with electrodes. (eventbrite.com)
  • From this information, it is also becomes possible to infer/calculate the approximate amount of fat overlying a muscle in a given region. (wikipedia.org)
  • The company produce portable consumer electronic devices that measure body fat percentage and muscle quality. (wikipedia.org)
  • Catabolysis is the process of a body breaking down its own muscles and other tissues in order to keep vital systems such as the nervous system and heart muscle (myocardium) functioning. (wikipedia.org)
  • waist
  • A higher proportion of fat collected around the waist has been linked with a higher risk of cardiovascular problems. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • This internal fat actually makes up a large proportion of the waist measurement," said the Griesels. (medindia.net)
  • dietary
  • Cholesterol is a lipid, or type of fat produced by the liver and derived from various dietary sources. (laparoscopic.md)
  • chest
  • Some people will lean out throughout their chest, shoulders, arms and also legs and still have a strong layer of fat around their midsection. (blogarama.com)
  • Pounds
  • A few extra pounds won't harm you, but having too much body fat can cause health problems such as joint pain, diabetes, sleep problems and heart burn. (livestrong.com)
  • unhealthy
  • An individual can actually be "skinny and light", but he/she can very easily have a very high and unhealthy amount of body fat. (trainingpeaks.com)
  • The fiber will keep you feeling full longer so you're less likely to grab an unhealthy, high-fat snack between meals. (livestrong.com)
  • individuals
  • The majority of individuals wish to reach a low body fat for no higher reason than to have a set of sculpted 6 pack abdominals. (blogarama.com)
  • Some individuals have the capability to develop the entire 8 pack as well as other individuals may just have 4 or 6 abs visible at low levels of body fat. (blogarama.com)
  • hormones
  • This is the question on many gym-goers lips after new research by the Unversity of Queensland highlighted how cutting too much fat can wreak havoc on your hormones. (womenshealthmag.com)
  • If you are a teen girl and have less than 12 percent body fat, your hormones will be disrupted, and you'll stop having your period. (livestrong.com)
  • stomach
  • Atrophy (wasting away) of the stomach weakens the perception of hunger, since the perception is controlled by the percentage of the stomach that is empty. (wikipedia.org)