Last updated on 02-21-2018

UCLA Center for Human Nutrition

The Center for Human Nutrition provides Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA or DEXA) Body Composition Analysis. DXA body composition analysis is considered the "gold standard" for measurement of body fat including visceral fat estimation, and gives an accurate measure for assessing health. Specialized scans to assess Bone Mineral Density analysis are available, which can be utilized for assessing bone health and risk estimation of osteopenia and osteoporosis.

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Last modified: 02-21-2018