Tanita Publications

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 4health@tanita.com.

Live a Healthy Life

Complete information about Body Fat %, Body Water %, and Body Composition Analysis.

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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.

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The Healthy Living Guide

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.

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BIA Technology for Assessing Body Fat

Obesity is one of the leading modifiable risk factors for chronic diseases in the developed world and is rapidly affecting emerging countries

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BIA Technology for Assessing Muscle Mass

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.

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Sarcopenic Obesity

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. 

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