Body Composition Glossary

BMI Chart

Less than 18.50

Underweight

18.50 - 24.99

Healthy weight

25.00 - 29.99

Overweight

30 or more

Obese



Body Fat %

 
Underfat
Healthy
Overfat
Obese
Female age 18-39
0-21%
21-33%
33-39%
39%+
Female age 40-59
0-23%
23-34%
34-40%
40%+
Female age 60-99
0-24%
24-36%
36-42%
42%+
         
Male age 18-39
0-8%
8-20%
20-25%
25%+
Male age 40-59
0-11%
11-22%
22-28%
28%+
Male age 60-99
0-13%
13-25%
25-30%
30%

 

MUSCLE MASS%
Indicates the weight of muscle in your body. This includes the skeletal muscles, smooth muscles (such as cardiac and digestive muscles), and the water contained in these muscles. Muscles act as an engine in consuming energy. As your muscle mass increases, your energy consumption increases helping you reduce excess body fat levels and lose weight in a healthy way... that is why exercising is a plus!

Gender Age Low (-) Normal (0) High (+) Very High
Female
18-40 <24.4 24.4 - 30.2 30.3 - 35.2 35.3
41-60 <24.2 24.2 - 30.3 30.4 - 35.3 35.4
61-80 <24.0 24.0 - 29.8 29.9 - 34.8 34.9
           
Male
18-40 <33.4 33.4 - 39.4 39.5 - 44.1 44.2
41-60 <33.2 33.2 - 39.2 39.3 - 43.9 44.0
61-80 <33.0 33.0 - 38.7 38.8 - 43.4 43.5



DCI (DAILY CALORIC INTAKE)
DCI is the sum of calories for basal metabolism, daily activity, and diet-induced thermogenesis (energy used in connection with digestion, absorption, metabolism, and other eating activities). It is an estimate of how many calories you can consume within the next 24 hours to maintain your current weight.

METABOLIC AGE (BODY AGE)
Metabolic age is an indication of the average age associated with your type of metabolism based off of your BMR/DCI. If your BMR age is higher than your actual age, it is an indication that you need to improve your metabolic rate. Increased exercise will build healthy muscle tissue, which will improve your metabolic age.

Metabolism is the sum of all chemical reactions in living organisms. It is the set of life-sustaining chemical transformations within the cells of living organisms. Your metabolism allows you to grow, heal, reproduce, maintain a body’s structures (bone, organs, cells), and respond to the environment. Nutrition is the key to metabolism.


VISCERAL FAT

Visceral fat is the fat that is in the internal abdominal cavity, surrounding the vital organs in the trunk (abdominal area). Research shows that even if your weight and body fat remains constant, as you get older the distribution of fat changes and is more likely to shift to the trunk area especially post-menopause.
Ensuring you have healthy levels of visceral fat may reduce the risk of certain diseases such as heart disease, high blood pressure, and the onset of type 2 diabetes.

RATINGS FROM 1-12
Indicates you have a healthy level of visceral fat. Continue monitoring your rating to ensure it stays in a healthy range.
RATINGS FROM 13-59
Indicates you have an excess level of visceral fat. Consider making changes in your lifestyle possibly through diet changes or increasing exercise.