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Body Fat Calculator

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If you have a web site that deals with health or diet then here is a calculator that may make a good addition to your site.

The following body fat calculator uses the U.S. Navy Circumference Method where three or four body measurements are fed into a fixed formula to estimate the percentage of your body that is made up of fat. The measurements need to be accurate to within 0.5cm or 0.25 inches and should be taken as follows:

  • Height: taken without shoes
  • Neck: taken below the larynx sloping slightly downward at the front
  • Waist: for men at navel height, for women at the smallest point
  • Hips: (women only) at the largest point
Body Fat Calculator

If you want to add a copy of this body fat calculator to your site then the first thing you need to do is to get the HTML for the body fat calculator.

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