If you’re trying to lose weight, you might sometimes feel as though the bathroom scale is not your friend. But research suggests that the scale can be a powerful ally in your weight-loss effort.
A study by researchers at Cornell University suggests that frequent weighing in — as much as once per day — can help weight-loss efforts for overweight adults.
To weigh or not to weigh
Psychologist Leslie Heinberg, PhD, MA, says there are some benefits to checking the scale daily. The more information people receive, the more they can make progress toward their goals.
“If you’re trying to lose weight without gathering some of this information,…