What is a healthy body fat per?

    • physiologically, women need more essential body fat than men. As such, women require slightly more body fat for good health.
    • Essential body fat is necessary for insulation, the protection of internal organs, vitamin storage, and hormone regulation to promote a healthy pregnancy.
    • Body fat also changes with age.

     

    Healthy body fat percentages by age group are as follows:

    Category

    Percentage

    dangerously low

    under 14%

    excellent

    14–16.5%

    good

    16.6–19.4%

    fair

    19.5–22.7%

    poor

    22.8–27.1%

    dangerously high

    over 27.2%

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