Why should you consider to choose a Tanita scale?

Over 20 million units sold worldwide

Tanita is the world’s leader in health monitoring and body composition monitors and scales, with sales of more than 20 million units worldwide. Our company has global operations in Japan, China, India, Europe and America.

Trusted by Industry Experts

Our BIA technology has been extensively validated against alternative body composition techniques and our findings have been published in international medical journals. Tanita monitors have been used in hundreds of independent research studies worldwide. You can check out our library here.

Scientific Excellence Recognised Worldwide

Tanita is regarded by the scientific community as the gold standard in BIA technology and the Tanita Medical Advisory Board ensures we remain at the forefront of scientific advances. Extensive independent research has proven that the accurate prediction of body composition can only be determined if a range of parameters are included in an algorithm such as gender, age, height and weight.

Highest Levels of Clinical Accuracy

The original equations used in Tanita software were devised by world renowned body composition expert Professor Steven Heymsfield and his research team St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, New York.  Our equations are highly correlated to various gold standards in body composition including DEXA, Multiple Dilution Technique and CT scan.

Ground Breaking Research

Tanita is continually invests in numerous research projects that focus on enhancing understanding of key health and fitness issues, including areas such as childhood obesity, optimizing sports performance and sarcopenia in the elderly. Our aim is to work with experts to provide tools and technologies to assist all healthcare and sports professionals in providing the best possible services and to help people enjoy healthier lives.

ISO 9001 Japanese Quality

Tanita has grown through continuous product innovation and a commitment to maintaining the highest manufacturing quality standards. We operate all of our own award-winning manufacturing facilities, and all our medical products meet strict international quality standards that are independently quality controlled.

Dedicated Service and Support

A dedicated team of customer support is always available to answer any questions or assist you in our 5-year replacement warranty procedure. We don’t rely on call centres or third parties to provide you with support, you can count on reaching a qualified Tanita team member should the need arise.