How is Visceral Fat classified?

How is Visceral Fat classified?

Visceral 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 liver, pancreas and intestines.

Visceral fat is sometimes referred to as ‘active fat’ because research has shown that this type of fat plays a distinctive and potentially dangerous role affecting how our hormones function and is associated with increased risks of a number of health problems such as diabetes.

At times, the body fat percentage can be low while the visceral fat level is high.

Visceral fat level Level Classification
1 to 9 0(Normal)
10 to 14 +(High)
15 to 30 ++(Very High)