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Body Volume Index, a U.K.-based company, has developed a new method of measuring body fat. The method and company name are the same, or BVI for short. Patients step into an enclosed area where they are subjected to non-invasive, non-radioactive light technology; in less than seven seconds their bodies have been scanned.

Currently undergoing a two year clinical research study in the U.K. (details at Body Benchmark) the methodology hopes to prove that BVI is a more accurate reflection of body fat than BMI or other current techniques.

Via Towleroad

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