Microlife MedGem Featured On 9News Report

Dr. Scott McDoniel of Microlife on 9News talking about metabolic testing with the MedGem indirect calorimeter. The Microlife BodyGem and MedGem are the same type of indirect calorimeter, except that the MedGem has gone through the FDA-approval process as a medical device. Since it is an FDA-approved indirect calorimetry device, it can only be sold … Read more Microlife MedGem Featured On 9News Report

The Biggest Loser Study On RMR Using Indirect Calorimetry

The following excerpt is from a research article title, “Persistent metabolic adaptation 6 years after “The Biggest Loser” competition” The Biggest Loser reality television show uses the MedGem indirect calorimeter to monitor the contestants Resting Metabolic Rate, as it changes from their exercise and diet plan. Abstract Objective To measure long-term changes in resting metabolic … Read more The Biggest Loser Study On RMR Using Indirect Calorimetry

The Biggest Loser Study Shows RMR Changes And Need For MedGem Indirect Calorimeter

The Biggest Loser reality television show uses the MedGem indirect calorimeter to monitor the contestants Resting Metabolic Rate, as it changes from their exercise and diet plan. The following excerpt is from the NY Times article titled, “After ‘The Biggest Loser,’ Their Bodies Fought to Regain Weight.” Kevin Hall, a scientist at a federal research … Read more The Biggest Loser Study Shows RMR Changes And Need For MedGem Indirect Calorimeter

Microlife BodyGem And MedGem Body Composition Facts

Important Facts about Body Composition. It is important to know the body composition of an individual in order to be able to estimate the health condition. So not only one’s weight, but its quality needs defining, which means dividing the human body in two major components: – Lean body mass: bones, muscles, viscera, water, organs, … Read more Microlife BodyGem And MedGem Body Composition Facts

BodyGem Technology Helps You Manage Your Weight

BodyGem Technology Can Help You in the Battle of the Bulge Ever wonder why your friend who is the same gender, age, height, and bone structure as you can “eat like a horse” and never gain a pound, and you gain 50 pounds just walking past the bakery?  It’s because people burn calories at different … Read more BodyGem Technology Helps You Manage Your Weight