Table 2

Percentage body fat thresholds related to metabolic syndrome risk proposed by Zhu et al. for white people [14].

BMI (kg/m2)

body fat (% weight)


Men

Women


18.5

11.0

22.5

25.0

21.2

30.8

30.0

29.1

37.2


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

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