First of all, if you are trying to lose weight and want to monitor body fat loss and muscle mass growth precisely; DEXA is an accurate measure of weight management and fitness programs.

Furthermore, if you are proactive in your health and want to reduce the risks of heart disease, type II diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, stroke and certain types of cancer.

Finally, if you are an athlete who is trying to achieve a low ratio fat to lean tissue mass e.g. Swimmer – how much muscle do I have in the trunk region? Football player – How much muscle did I lose in my right leg after injury.