Why keeping track on your body composition is important?

Why keeping track on your body composition is important?

Body composition is nothing but a method of describing what your body is made up of. Your body is made up of multiple things including Fat, Protein, Water and Muscles. These four components play a very important role in your health and wellbeing and have to be maintained within a normal range to avoid any health complication. You need to maintain a healthy balance between all these components, especially between fat and muscle. Scientific evidence shows that a healthy body composition will increase your lifespan; reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, insulin resistance, etc.; increase energy levels, and improve self-esteem.

If you do not keep a track on them on a regular basis, it would lead to the following complications:

  1. Obesity Complications
    • Early mortality
    • Cardiovascular disease
    • Hypertension
    • Diabetes
    • Gallbladder disease
    • Cancer
    • Arthritis
    • Back pain
    • Pregnancy complications
    • Menstrual abnormalities
    • Shortness of breath
    • Sleep apnea
    • Increased LDL & triglycerides
    • Decreased HDL
    • Impaired heart function
    • Impaired immune function
  2. Low Body Fat Complications
    • Poor insulation
    • Minimal energy stores
    • Lack of cushioning for organs
    • Poor cardiovascular function
    • Prone to illness
    • Poor recovery from exercise/illness
    • Low testosterone
    • Weak muscles
    • Loss of bone density
    • Amenorrhea
  3. Low Muscle Mass Complications (Sarcopenia)
    • Frailty
    • Starvation
    • Poor insulin resistance/glycemic control
    • Metabolic problems increase
    • Osteoporosis
    • Hormone dysregulation
    • Low strength
    • Higher risk of hospitalization/ hospital LOS

ActiveX Savvy Body Composition Scale comes with a free ActiveX app which helps you track 13 important body parameters. Click here to know more about these parameters.

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