Visceral Fat Measurement

Map health risks caused by visceral fat

Visceral fat (active fat) is body fat that is stored within the abdominal cavity and is therefore stored around a number of important internal organs such as the kidneys, liver and pancreas. Visceral fat is also called 'active fat' because research has shown that this type of fat plays a role in affecting how our hormones function.

What are the health risks linked with visceral fat?

All of us will have a certain amount of visceral fat but those of us with a larger quantity of visceral fat may be exposed to the following health conditions: 

  • Heart Disease and Stroke 
  •  Type 2 Diabetes
  • Colon Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Alzheimer's Disease 


How can Prescan help?

A safe and accurate way to tell if you are storing excess visceral fat is to undergo a medically approved reasearch grade body composition analysis. This test does not use x-rays and is quick and easy to do. It can easily be added to our Total Body Scan-programme. Call or e-mail us for more details.

Visceral Fat Measurement (£150)

  • Medically approved research grade body composition analysis
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