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Hydration Increases Lean Mass: Or does it?

Hydration Increases Lean Mass: Or does it?

If you’ve taken a CompID Scan with DEXA technology before, you know there’s no need to abide by any specific fasting or hydration conditions prior to a scan. But there’s a rumor going around. It has been found that being overly hydrated drives up lean mass data on...

Client Perspective: 10 Fitness Lessons from 10 DEXA Body Scans

Client Perspective: 10 Fitness Lessons from 10 DEXA Body Scans

Ryan Pfister, a CompositionID client in Washington, DC, documented his body composition journey from May 2017 to October 2018. Follow along to see his transformation and find out what he learned while tracking his progress with 10 DEXA scans. This post was originally...

Resting Metabolic Rate: Accuracy Brings Results

Resting Metabolic Rate: Accuracy Brings Results

Let’s face it, whether it's losing fat or gaining muscle, your body composition goals are personal. Since every body is different, everybody’s approach to achieving a goal is unique. The most important piece of knowledge required to drive results through nutrition is...

Does Cryotherapy Increase Metabolism? We Put it to the Test

Does Cryotherapy Increase Metabolism? We Put it to the Test

On a steamy summer morning, our team in Washington, DC, did something cool - literally. Curious how Cryotherapy would affect our Resting Metabolic Rates, we channeled our inner-nerds and proposed a hypothesis, created an experiment, tested our theory, and analyzed...

The Keto Kraze: Is a High Fat, Low Carb Diet Right for You?

The Keto Kraze: Is a High Fat, Low Carb Diet Right for You?

Whole30, Paleo, Atkins, DASH, Flexitarian. Each year a new diet plan goes viral, promising improved health, weight loss, and longevity. Some plans like Whole30 and Paleo rely on evidence from human ancestral digestive and lifestyle roots to optimize nutritional...

Bod Pod vs Dexa : The Ultimate Body Fat Testing Showdown

Bod Pod vs Dexa : The Ultimate Body Fat Testing Showdown

Body composition testing is increasing in popularity with advances in science and technology. These tests are quick to perform and can provide in-depth results about muscle mass, body fat mass, body fat percentage, bone density, and more. There are a number of...

What are Micronutrients? – A Breakdown of the Essentials

What are Micronutrients? – A Breakdown of the Essentials

What are Micronutrients? Micronutrients are small compounds needed in minimum amounts to enable the body to produce enzymes, hormones and other substances essential for healthy growth and development. Commonly referred to as vitamins and minerals, micronutrients...

Where Can I Get a DEXA Scan in Houston, TX

Where Can I Get a DEXA Scan in Houston, TX

The continuous influx of discoveries about the human body has further underlined the importance of prioritizing health. Along with the numerous medical advancements that help monitor and maintain health, one of the newest and most accurate ways of receiving in-depth...

Proteins, Carbs, & Fats: How They Affect Your Performance

Proteins, Carbs, & Fats: How They Affect Your Performance

Carbohydrates What may be considered the best tasting macronutrient can sometimes be misunderstood. We’re talking about carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are a fundamental macronutrient. Each molecule of a carbohydrate contains three elements: carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen,...