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Percent Body Fat Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Percent Body Fat.

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How to Get Six Pack Abs

Whether you're just starting an exercise program, or you've been at it for years, there is one thing on everyone's wish list: a toned stomach. Well-defined abdominal muscles are glorified as being sexy, healthy and youthful. You may have...  Read more

Reference Guide to Body Composition

Body weight alone is not a clear indicator of health or fitness because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many are muscle. But body composition helps describe the amount (and distribution) of fat and lean muscle tissue in the bo...  Read more

How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label

What do you look for when you’re checking out the nutrition facts on that macaroni and cheese box? Whether you’re one to zoom in on total calories or total carbs, you might be missing the real picture. Nutrition facts should be a part of...  Read more

Are You Drinking the Wrong Kind of Milk?

Skim and almond and soy, oh my! The days of the milkman dropping off either whole or skim milk are long gone. These days, there's a dairy (or non-dairy) variety to meet every taste, dietary requirement and lifestyle—and they don't alway...  Read more

A Woman's Guide to Breast Cancer Prevention

Almost one out of nine women is expected to develop breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women. So far, researchers haven't found any fool-proof way to prevent breast cancer except voluntary mastectomy (surgical...  Read more

Has anyone seen the special Beach Body has going f
Updated 4/25/2016 5:23:31 PM

Has anyone seen the special Beach Body has going for their on demand? You sign up for a free 30 day trial and after you decide if you want to keep it for 3 payments of $38.99. They have turbo fire, P90X1,2,3, 21 day fix,& cize. I love turbo fire!!...  Read more

What a day I had worked my upper body and I'm feel
Updated 4/23/2016 8:26:30 PM

What a day I had worked my upper body and I'm feeling it...  Read more

This scale hasn't moved in 2 weeks but my body is
Updated 4/23/2016 6:56:39 PM

This scale hasn't moved in 2 weeks but my body is changing. I never counted calories before and i think its about time i do. Can anyone recommend a simple app for calorie counting. This app and its calorie counting frustrates me....  Read more

What kind of diet plan should I follow to get toned and lose 2 -3 kg fat ? Should I try carb cycling
Updated 4/23/2016 3:27:04 PM

What kind of diet plan should I follow to get toned and lose 2 -3 kg fat ? Should I try carb cycling ? Heard its good. Please give opinion and DONT IGNORE...  Read more

Beautiful sunrise. Time to move the body. Everyone
Updated 4/23/2016 7:42:07 AM

Beautiful sunrise. Time to move the body. Everyone have a great day....  Read more

Improve Blood Sugar By Losing Just 5% Of Your Weight

Just a 5 percent drop in body weight can improve blood sugar, blood pressure, and fat content in blood, says Robert. F. Kushner, M.D., a professor at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine...  Read more

Vitamin C

People with diabetes do not metabolize vitamin C. Take 1,000 MG am and 1,000 mg in the evening. Your body will use what it needs. Consuming 500 milligrams or more of vitamin C could help you burn 30 percent more fat while working out....  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

Avoid the Self-Fulfilling Fat Prophecy

A recent study from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology adds to an existing pile of evidence that if you are normal weight but see yourself as overweight, you are much more likely to become overweight. So, the next time you're in a...  Read more

7 Tips for Controlling Your Hungerís On and Off Switches

Simon & Schuster authors Michael F. Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet C. Oz, M.D. shared this guest blog post, which offers tips on keeping your hunger in check. From You: On a Diet: Duct tape over your mouth isnít how your body regulates food intake. Your bod...  Read more

What IS my percent body fat?

I've been researching percent body fat today - trying to figure out where my percent body fat falls on the charts. Am I in a healthy range? Am I in the athletic range? (I'd like that.) It has been an interesting adventure, just finding ONE defin...  Read more

Percent Body Fat

If my Tanita scale is to be believed (and I think it is probably right), my body fat percentage has changed a lot already. A few months ago, it was telling me I was 45% fat. This morning the scale read 38.7%. 244 So weight has not changed...  Read more