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Standing on Scale Daily Won't Cause Psychological Damage

Posted by Heather J.

According to a news brief on, several studies show that daily weigh-ins help people lose weight. But other argue that such a strict routine could lead to psychological problems. At worst, disordered eating habits. Then, a Brown University team studied the issue, and determined there was no evidence of psychological harm from weighing oneself daily. Rather, they found that daily weighing helped weight-loss efforts, reduced bingeing episodes, and decreased depression scores. 

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