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Body Fat Calculator

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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. Essential body fat is necessary to maintain life and reproductive functions. The percentage of essential body fat for women is greater than that for men, due to the demands of childbearing and other hormonal functions. The percentage of essential fat is 3-5% in men, and 8-12% in women. Storage body fat consists of fat accumulation in adipose tissue, part of which protects internal organs in the chest and abdomen.
The table below shows how average percentages differ according to the specified groups and categories:
Description Women Men
Essential Fat 10-13% 2-5%
Athletes 14-20% 6-13%
Fitness 21-24% 14-17%
Average 24-31% 18-24%
Obese 32+% 25+%

Disclaimer: Results vary based on multiple factors such as gender, age, genetics, activity factor & compliance on Diet & other instructions.
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