The 7 Best Body Fat Analyzers to Buy in 2018

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There are many products that measure body fat percent, body composition, and lean muscle mass. Most use Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis, in which an electrical signal is sent through the body to determine the percent of different kinds of tissues (each has a different conductance). These ratings can be affected by hydration, food intake and skin temperature, and there are still limits to their accuracy and effectiveness.

Our Top Picks

Omron Body Fat Analyzer

Omron Body Fat Analyzer
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The Omron is a basic, easy to use body fat analyzer that gives fairly accurate readings over time as long as you follow the directions carefully.

Tanita InnerScan

Tanita BC533 Glass Innerscan Body Composition Monitor
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The Tanita Innerscan provides more than just body fat and weight; it also provides data for bone and muscle mass, percentage of body water, daily caloric needs, metabolic age rating, visceral fat, and physique rating. It uses Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis.

Tanita Tanita BF680 Scale plus Athlete Mode

Tanita BF680W Duo Scale Plus Body Fat Monitor with Athletic Mode and Body Water
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Another Tanita Scale that offers a family of four a pre-programmed body fat monitor (it stores up to 4 user's personal data). Easy to use and easy to read, this has all the features any athlete or 'weight watcher' would want.

Tanita Duo Body Fat Monitor/Scale

Tanita BF679W Duo Scale Plus Body Fat Monitor with Body Water
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This is perfect for the two-person household. It store two sets of pre-programmed personal data so you can compare and take your results over time.

HoMedics Body Fat Monitors and Scales

Homedics SC-540 LCD 400 lb/180 kg Capacity Bath Scale with Body Composition Scanner
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Another manufacturer of body composition monitors that is worth looking at is HoMedics. They have several high-quality bioelectrical impedance devices that offer a variety of functions. Additionally, they offer some heavy-duty, high-quality bathroom scales.

Body Fat Calipers

Accu-Measure Fitness 3000 Personal Body Fat Caliper Measurement Tool
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For those who prefer the hands-on method of measuring body fat percent, nothing is simpler (and less expensive) than using calipers. Of course, you need some training and a lot of practise to ensure accurate results, but over time you will become a pro.

Health O Meter Scales

Health o meter Oversized Dial Scale with Easy to Read Measurements and X-Large Platform
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A top name in home scales, Health O Meter offers quality, affordability and designs that work for anyone monitoring daily weight measurements.

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