Tanita´s core business has been the manufacturing of precision scales. Today, Tanita is looking beyond scales to products that enable consumers to monitor their own health. Based on medical evidence linking excess body fat to heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers, Tanita introduced the world´s first integrated body composition analyzer/scale to the professional markets in 1992. Using the same technology used in professional analyzers Tanita developed the world´s first scale plus body fat monitor for home use in 1994. Backed by extensive clinical research and an independent medical advisor board, Tanita´s accuracy, innovation and durability are trusted worldwide.