Table 1

Percentage body fat cut-offs for white people, proposed by Gallagher et al. [13].

BMI (kg/m2)

body fat (% weight)


Men

Women


20–39 y

18.5

8

21

25.0

21

33

30.0

26

39


40–59 y

18.5

11

23

25.0

23

35

30.0

29

41


60–79 y

18.5

13

25

25.0

25

38

30.0

31

43


Colombo et al. Nutrition Journal 2008 7:5   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-7-5

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