Metrics for Assessing Abdominal Obesity

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09/06/2022 - Anthropometric measurements are a tool used to help assess nutritional status. They may include body weight, height and body composition measures, such as, skinfold, circumference, dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry and bioelectrical impedance analysis.

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