Benefits of a DEXA Body Composition Scan
Measure total fat mass, lean-muscle mass & visceral fat.
Meaningful data to determine health risks.
Establish baseline data for a new exercise & nutrition program.
Track diet and exercise progress overtime.
The DEXA body composition scan is seen as the gold standard for determining measurements with a greater accuracy than other traditional methods for measuring body composition.
What to do with your body composition scan results?
Your body composition report will provide you and/or your health practitioner with the following measurements (accurate to one tenth of a gram):
- Muscle – density, mass & area
- Fat – density, mass & area
- Fat %, lean % & bone %
- Android/Gynoid ratio
- Visceral fat
- Fat mass index+
- Lean mass index
- Energy requirements (Basal Metabolic Rate)