Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 30th, 2006
"Severe obesity is accompanied by large increases in fat mass and alterations in the composition of fat free mass, in particular total body water and its extracellular compartment. The physical size limitations imposed by severe obesity, and variations in body composition from that of normal weight, pose tremendous challenges to the measurement of body composition," scientists in the United States report.
S.K. Das at Tufts University wrote, "This review focuses on some of the methodological and practical issues associated with the use of common body composition methods, and...
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