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American Cancer Society shows body fat percentage better indicator of breast cancer risk

By: Reagan Leadbetter 

Updated: Feb 15, 2018 10:55 AM MST

Anjee Barber, Clinical Registered Dietitian, discusses the recent findings from the American Cancer Institute. Anjee explains why it is important to monitor body composition, not just weight and or BMI. The study finds that body fat percentage is a better indicator of breast cancer risk.

Watch the clip to learn more about the BMI and how it's quickly becoming an inappropriate measure of health and what matters more (body fat percentage).

Total Health and Fitness is offering a free body composition analysis and assessment at both locations so you can know where you fall in the ideal, average or health risk categories of body composition. 

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