Frequently Asked Questions

What is a bathroom scale?

A bathroom scale is a device that measures your weight, usually by standing on it. These days scales are more sophisticated and measure things like body fat percentage, BMI as well as weight.  Here at Body Fat Loss we are reviewing digital body fat analyzers. Standard bathroom scales will only measure your weight.

What is a body fat analyzer?

A body fat analyzer uses bioelectrical impedance analysis to send a current through your body that the resistance value of which is used to derive your body fat percentage, muscle mass, bone density and water weight. We have extensively reviewed the latest body fat analyzers as they come onto the market. If you are looking to buy one for yourself or as a gift, read these and let us know your feedback.

What is body fat percentage?

The body fat percentage (BFP) of a human or other living being is the total mass of fat divided by total body mass; body fat includes essential body fat and storage body fat.

What is BMI?

The body mass index (BMI) is a value derived from the mass (weight) and height of an individual. The BMI is defined as the body mass divided by the square of the body height, and is universally expressed in units of kg/m2, resulting from mass in kilograms and height in metres.