Tanita is committed to a program of health care education. In the spirit of our "A Step Toward A Healthier Life" motto, we offer the following free publications. Some of the content is already posted elsewhere in this Web site -- but if you would like your own copy, or would like a copy sent to a friend, send an email with your mailing address to email@example.com.
Understanding Body Fat Analysis
Tanita believes that it is very important to fully understand the benefits -- and the limitations -- of each method of body composition analysis. This comparitive information will help people make better decisions about which method is most appropriate for their particular needs.
This booklet tells you everything you need to know about using your Tanita monitor and shows you how to achieve a healthier, fitter you. And we've included a monthly chart so you can record your readings, making it easier to monitor changes to your body composition.
Obesity is one of the leading modifiable risk factors for chronic diseases in the developed world and is rapidly affecting emerging countries
Skeletal, cardiac and smooth muscles are responsible for all human movement - from the beating of a heart, and the drawing of a breath, to the running of a marathon. This booklet focuses solely on skeletal muscles.
Sarcopenia is the term for a low muscle mass, and usually refers to a loss of mass. Sarcopenic Obesity describes the condition in which obesity co-exists with sarcopenia in the major skeletal muscles.