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A Review of Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis As a Means To Calculate Body Composition

Calipers and bathroom scales are not always enough for those who want more data on how fast they are burning fat and building muscle. People resort to several techniques to get information on their body composition and bioelectrical impedance analysis or BIA is one of the most common methods in this regard. To understand the pros and cons of this technology, we should first discuss what it is.BIA depends on the fact that muscle tissue allows your body to retain water while fat tissue contains little water. A person with more muscle rather than fat, also has more water and because water is a great conductor of electric current, a muscular person's tissues will have less electric resistance than an obese person. Devices that use BIA, send a very weak electric current through the human body a

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