Weight Loss Tip: Make sure you are getting plenty of vitamin D in your diet. Vitamin D deficiencies have been linked to diabetes, high blood pressure, chronic pain, depression, cancer and a number of other illnesses. Foods rich in vitamin D include milk, cod liver oil, fish and liver. If none of these foods appeal to you, try taking a supplement to get your daily dose, instead.
Body fat percentage can be measured by using a caliper to calculate excess skin at designated skin fold locations, or by using a body composition scanner, which measures body fat through electro magnetics. Determine body fat percentages with tips from a personal trainer in this free video on exercising.
Expert: Donna Donovan
Bio: Donna Donavon is the owner of Donna’s Nautilus Fitness Center in Ottawa, Ill. She is a trainer, and has competed in 13 professional bodybuilding competitions.
Filmmaker: Dan Kenny