For body composition devices using Direct Segmental Multifrequency-BIA technology (DSM-BIA), you can also track other valuable outputs like your skeletal muscle mass, body water distribution, segmental readings, and phase angle values.
Although your body fat percentage can be a strong indicator of your overall health and current state of your body composition, the aforementioned outputs are equally useful metrics that can help predict or detect health issues.
In this article, let’s go beyond the usual discussions on body fat and muscle mass when it comes to body composition. Embrace your inner Sherlock and read on to uncover one of the most valuable outputs provided by a huge chunk of today’s BIA devices — your Phase Angle (PhA).
Getting enough fiber will allegedly reduce your risk of certain cancers, lower your soaring blood sugar levels, and help with weight loss as it supposedly makes you feel full longer. In other words, fiber is magic and should be given the same amount of adoration that we shower antioxidants and the rest of the nutritional superstars with.
Yet when was the last time you fact-checked fiber’s claims to fame? What if we dig deeper into recent scientific literature to learn more about fiber?
In this article, we’ll put fiber in the limelight and sort myths from facts. While mainstream beliefs will tell you that adding lots of fiber to your daily diet is key to good health, let’s figure out if fiber is truly worth the hype, especially when it comes to sustainable weight loss and improving your body composition.