Here are the latest figures from the British Obesity Forum, which compiled a list of body fat levels in Britain.
Body fat: Percentage of body weight in kilos Body fat is the amount of fat that covers a person’s body.
It is calculated by taking the weight of the person’s head and the height of the torso.
Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of a person of average weight (underweight) and height (overweight) as a percentage of their height.
Body fat levels: BMI is calculated using a formula based on height and weight, as well as weight and height in kg.
Body size: How much body fat is on average for people in a particular age group.
Body mass index: Body mass is calculated as the weight divided by the square of the height.
Body-mass index (BMI) is an indicator of a body’s ability to hold and move around, measured by a person weighing 200kg (440lbs) or more.
Body-mass indices for men and women are different.
Body composition: How a person is packed down, or the proportion of body mass to total body mass.
Bodyweight: Weight a person has lost since the last meal.
Bodyfat: Percentage body fat on average.
Bodymass index: Weight divided by height in kilograms.
Bodybuilding body fat: The percentage of bodyfat on average a person who has competed in bodybuilding events.
Body image: How your body image has changed over the last year.
Bodyweight: How weight has changed since the previous meal.
Bodyfat: Weight/height in kilograms divided by square of height in meters.
Body shape: Body type, or how you look as a whole.
Body weight: Weight (kg) divided by size of the body.
Body volume: How many cubic centimeters (cm) of your body weight is packed into one cubic centimeter (cc) of air.
Body weight is calculated on a scale from 0 to 100.
Body content: How well your body is packed and how well it looks as a complete, whole person.
Body odour: Body odour.
Body hair: The amount of body hair in your head.
Body hair density is a marker of body composition.
Body shape: Shape of your head, chest, and shoulders.
Body temperature: The body temperature of your internal body temperature.
Body water: The water content of your own body water.
Body water changes over time, depending on your age and physical condition.
Body weights: Weight of the average person’s weight.
Body height: How tall you are.
Body height is a measurement of your height.BMI is calculated from height and body mass index, based on weight and age.
Body measurements: Body measurements are a tool used to monitor how well people are absorbing and utilising the nutrients they are getting from food and drink.
Body weights are used to measure the amount and composition of fat, protein and carbohydrate in a person.
Biological factors that influence body weight:The amount of adipose tissue (fat) in a body is a way to measure how much body weight you are carrying.
Body composition is measured by measuring your body fat percentage (BMP) using a body composition formula based of height and mass.
Brief history of body measurements:The body was created in ancient times as a tool to help the hunter-gatherer people to better control their diet and live longer, according to a recent paper published in the journal Nature.
The body has evolved over the millennia to help people digest and digest food, and is a key element of a healthy, active lifestyle.
It was first discovered by Europeans in the 1600s and it is now the best-known and most popular way of measuring body mass, although body mass is also used to estimate the amount, type and composition the body contains.
The method of measuring weight is still used today, although the term BMI is more commonly used.