Welcome to The Fast Diet › The official Fast forums › Body › Weight loss › Are body fat measurements on scales accurate?
This topic contains 1 reply, has 2 voices, and was last updated by bigbooty 9 months, 1 week ago.
Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total)
19 Jul 18
I read an article“Get In Shape With Body Fat Scale https://www.adoriclife.com/Blog-Get-In-Shape-The-Smart-Way-With-The-Bluetooth-Body-Fat-Scale.html”I know that the technology used to measure body fat on scales relies on an electric current/pulse, but how accurate are they and does water/food in the stomach cause the scale to “pick it up” as fat since it’s just an electric current?
Not accurate to the point of being useless. Maybe a DEXA scan if it has been calibrated correctly. Or a BOD POD air displacement measurement. Or a hydrostatic measurement (underwater displacement).
You must be logged in to reply.
Username or Email:
Track your weight and measurements, BMI and TDEE with our new tracker.
The Fast books are available throughout the world and in many different languages. Buy a copy today.
Michael Mosley gives an update for 2019, current research in the field and announces a tour starting in February.
Michael looks at the Horizon special, "What's the Right Diet for You" and tells us which diet they say is best for him.
Results from our tracker show that the average weight lost over the first three months on The Fast Diet is 5-6 kgs (11 to 13 lbs).
• All featured posts •
in Weight loss • updated 1 minute ago by dykask
in Welcome to The Fast Diet and Exercise forums • updated 17 minutes ago by Anzac65
in Support, chat and encourage • updated 1 hour, 36 minutes ago by 165gw
• All recent topics •
Copyright © 2019 Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer
Technical questions or problems with the site? Please email our technical contact.