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By Stephanie Starkebaum
Area Extension Agent 

Beyond the Scale – InBody Machine available in Phillips County

 

November 9, 2022

When you step on the scale and see you have lost three pounds, what did you really lose? Fat? Muscle? Water? Health is determined by more than the number on the scale or Body Mass Index measurements that don't take muscle into consideration. Therefore, Colorado State University Extension is relying on another piece of equipment: The InBody Machine.

The Inbody is a sophisticated machine that uses a method called bioelectrical impedance analysis. BIA method sends a small alternating current through the body that allows for highly accurate measurements of a person's body fat as well a...



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