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Are you a chocolate lover? If so, you are in luck! Science has proven that chocolate can serve double duty. Not only will it satisfy your cravings but it can help you to fuel your workout.

How Alcohol Is Affecting Your Weight Loss Plan

There have been studies suggesting that some level of alcohol can have health benefits, but alcohol also plays a major role in weight management. If you are looking to find ways to help lose weight along with eating healthy and exercising you might want to consider cutting out alcohol.


ARE SMOOTHIES REALLY THAT GOOD FOR YOU? Yes and no. Smoothies are a great way for you to get many nutrients in one drink such as, vitamin B, C and D, and they contain a good balance of carbohydrates, protein and beneficial fats as a nutritious meal substitute or snack.


You’ve probably heard that a palm’s worth of chicken, fish or meat is 3 ounces or the cream cheese you spread on your bagel is a teaspoon, but eyeballing your portions can sometimes make them off by more than 100 calories.


What are Legal for Trade scales used for? There are multiple uses for a scale that is Legal for Trade.


Could dust be part of the cause of fat cells growing and contributing to obesity?


You exercise and eat well so you just assume it is okay to have a sugary drink every once in a while, right? Wrong!

Exercise Attacks Visceral Fat

Research shows that exercise helps the body reduce dangerous fat around your internal organs as effectively as medication meant to do the same can, according to a recent study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Why is your BMR Important?

Your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) is the minimum level of energy your body needs when at rest to function effectively including your respiratory and circulatory organs, neural system, liver, kidneys, and other organs (you even burn calories when sleeping).

Tanita Exhibits at A4M Exposition

Tanita Corporation of America recently exhibited our professional body composition analyzers at the 2018 Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) world conference in Las Vegas, NV.

Sarcopenic Obesity

What is Sarcopenic Obesity? Sarcopenia is the technical term for a low muscle mass (from the Greek for ‘poverty of flesh’) and usually refers to a loss of mass in the major skeletal muscles

Dual Frequency Consumer Scales

Dual Frequency Consumer Scales

Post Workout Meal Ideas

Post Workout Meal Ideas. Try combining these items for your post-workout meal.

The Importance of Muscle Mass

The human body has three types of muscle: skeletal muscle, smooth muscle (in the walls of the organs) and cardiac (heart) muscle. The majority of the body’s muscle is skeletal: there are over 600 skeletal muscles in the body making up about 40% of total body mass. So when it comes to building muscle mass, you need to focus hard on building, or at least maintaining, your existing level of skeletal muscle.

Achieving Optimal Wrestling Weight

Monitoring an athletes weight and body fat levels is crucial in assuring they wrestle at the appropriate classification. Tanita introduced the world’s first body composition analyzer (TBF-300WA) designed for High School and Collegiate wrestlers in 2005, using the ACSM and NCAA guidelines for weight loss. The new TBF-300WAplus builds on the success of the original model adding an increased weight capacity, larger platform, and enhanced printout, while still maintaining the unique formulas to determine weight classifications. Learn more about the TBF-300WAplus

Testing Muscle Quality

Do you know there’s more to assessing your strength then just determining the weight (mass) of your muscles? Not all muscles are built the same, and it’s important to know the quality of the muscle tissue. Using Tanita’s exclusive dual-frequency technology, we now have the ability to analyze and assign a value to your muscle quality. We’ll score your muscles on a scale of 1 to 100, higher values indicate better muscle conditioning.

Water – The Vital Fluid

Water is found in every cell of your body and plays an important role in all its vital processes.

Digital Beam Scales

For nearly 15 years the BWB-800 series have been Tanita’s bestselling professional weight scales, known for their incredible durability and accuracy. Tens of thousands of these units are still in service in clinics, gyms, and hospitals around the world. The new WB-800plus series expands on this already proven design. Higher weight capacities, wider / lower platforms, larger displays, and new outputs provide this series with best in class features. Available in multiple configurations including portable and pedestal designs, as well as legal-for-trade.

iPhone and Android Connectivity.

Tanita has products that have the ability to communicate to iOS and Android smartphones. Tracking your health and fitness as well as your daily activities has never been more convenient. Using the free Tanita HealthyEdge Mobile app, data from our RD-901plus Body Composition Monitor and our AM-161 Activity Gauge are seamlessly recorded and graphed. This is a powerful tool for seeing the effects your physical activity has on your body, as the data is now linked together on the same app.