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What Are the Functions of a Body Composition Analyzer? Who Is It Suitable for?

Body composition analyzer is an intelligent and high-end health indicator measurement instrument that uses direct segmental multi-frequency bioelectrical impedance method to accurately assess the content and proportion of body composition such as muscle, fat, and water, reflecting the nutritional status, obesity, edema and other physical health conditions of the body, and providing nutrition and dietary analysis guidance based on the measurement results. In short, it is an instrument that can measure the health index of body composition.

Body analyzer can be mainly divided into two aspects in terms of function

Diagnosis and prevention function

The body analyzer can be used for regular physical examinations; predict the risk of cardiovascular diseases; indicate the degree of body edema, and provide further examination and treatment basis for heart and kidney function, monitor the mineral content to indicate the risk of osteoporosis.

Monitoring function of changes in body composition

The body analyzer can be used for the measurement of changes in body composition during obesity treatment, rehabilitation, physical therapy, sports before and after exercise, and nutritional treatment, especially in changes in fat and muscle.

Suitable population for body analyzer testing

  • People who need health management: Regular body composition tests can promptly understand the values of body water, muscle, fat, body fat percentage, visceral fat, etc., and provide nutritional intervention for people at high risk of chronic diseases, thereby reducing the incidence of chronic diseases.

  • Overweight people: Accurately diagnose obesity through the BMI, body fat percentage, waist-to-hip ratio, and visceral fat area measured by the body composition analyzer, and judge hidden obesity, abdominal obesity, and visceral fat-type obesity to reduce the missed diagnosis rate of obesity.

  • Middle-aged and elderly people: Evaluation of bone mineral content and muscle mass can be done through the body composition analyzer, which can help to screen for osteoporosis.

  • Diabetic population: The measurement of muscle content in various segments, especially the lower limb muscle mass, is highly correlated with the incidence of diabetes. In addition, the measurement of body fat content in various segments can determine whether there is abdominal obesity, and better predict the occurrence of diabetes.

  • People with liver disease: Through body composition analysis, phase angle, or body cell mass can be provided to analyze the degree of malnutrition in patients with cirrhosis. In addition, the extracellular water ratio can be used to evaluate the edema status and severity of patients with cirrhosis.

  • Hemodialysis population: The body composition analyzer can be used to confirm whether the intracellular and extracellular water balance standards have been reached after hemodialysis through the extracellular water ratio.

  • Rehabilitation population: The muscle mass provided by body composition testing has a wide range of applications and can be used to objectively confirm the changes in muscle mass while reducing fat through aerobic exercise and strength training.

  • Pregnant and postpartum women: Professional equipment can be used to monitor the basal metabolic rate of pregnant and postpartum women, make professional analysis guidance for pregnancy nutrition, formulate weight control guidance curves, and regularly monitor the weight gain while scientifically controlling it, preventing gestational diabetes, etc. At the same time, it can reduce the incidence of pregnancy-related diseases caused by nutritional imbalance and the incidence of macrosomia, low birth weight, and malformed infants.

  • Malnourished population: Measuring the basal metabolic rate through the body composition analyzer can accurately determine the heat required by the patient and give a more accurate individualized nutritional treatment plan.