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DEXA Body Composition Scans

**2018 UPDATE – this practice is no longer operational, however Coetzenburg Radiographers in Stellenbosch are able to provide DXA body composition scans**   It is often referred to as the gold standard of body composition assessments. Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) is the technology used to assess soft tissue and bone density. It is predominantly […]

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Nutritional Assessments

I am available for mobile and online health and nutrition assessments and consults that are tailored to both the sporting and general population. Below are the packages but the options can be tailored to your needs or the needs of groups. 1. Active Health This assessment is geared to the athlete and incorporates a full […]

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Body fat and body composition analysis

I have been looking into some equipment for analysing body composition recently.  What it is for really is something to check how much of your weight is fat and how much is lean muscle.  Why is it important? Well these values can give us important information that can assist in understanding everyone as an individual.  […]

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Body mass index is a ratio of your weight relative to your height (squared). Basically it is an indicator of whether you are a healthy weight for your height. There are pros and cons to using the BMI to assess body composition and weight issues. It is a good tool for a quick assessment, particularly […]

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