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06 Feb 2003

body fat and BMI

My BMI is 21 en ek het my gegewens by die body fat % ingelees en dit was 31%. Kan dit reg wees?

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01 Jan 0001

Hi Af

It sounds quite strange. I wouldn't expect some with a low side of normal BMI to have a body fat of 31%. Perhaps there was an error in the technique used to measure it. Alternatively, perhaps your muscle mass is very low and you have quite a significant amount of fat?

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