A: Protein Supplements are a part of the program. However you are not required to purchase any of the protein supplement options that we carry. Students are provided with a narrowed down a list of recommended supplements and give nutrition label guidelines to follow... A: Weight watchers uses a points system and watches weight for life. Here at Healthy Lifestyle Secrets we’re focused on reducing non-essential body fat while gaining & or maintaining a lean muscle mass and staying... A: It’s more than that. It’s a tribe. Healthy Lifestyle Secrets classes provide curriculum based nutrition information coupled with your Personalized Biometric profile to inspire and motivate you towards your weight goals and help you achieve a new healthier, happier... A: If you are an adult who has approximately 10 hours of intense physical activity and have a resting heart rate of approximately 60 beats per minute or less, you probably need to use the Athlete Mode. Tanita uses a mathematical formula to determine body fat... A: Persons with pacemakers or other electronic medical implants should not use the monitor. Persons with non-electronic medical implants may safely use the monitor. Any metallic implant in your body could affect the body fat reading, giving a slightly lower than... A: There is no known health risks associated with pregnant woman using the Tanita Body Fat Monitor/Scales. Since research has not been done on this population extensively we advise women who are pregnant to use the Body Fat Monitors for weight purposes only. Since... A: Independent research at several major universities (including Columbia University in New York City) has confirmed that in clinical settings, the Tanita Body Fat Monitor is accurate within +/- 5 percentage of the institutional standard of body composition... A: People with pacemakers are advised not to use the monitors. Although there are no known health risks, this is a precaution that is advocated by all manufacturers of BIA. Accuracy is an issue for certain categories of people, but the units may still be used to... A: There are many methods of estimating body fat. The following is a summary of the most common ones. DEXA (Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry) Today, this method is considered a gold standard because of its reliability, precision, and the fact that it is based on three... A: Tanita uses its own proprietary method of Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA).