According to a news brief on Runnersworld.com, 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.