Unlike the analogue scales of the recent past, today's digital scales have so much more to offer. Not only can you keep daily tabs on your body weight, you can also track body fat percentage, body water percentage and body mass index. Some especially fancy scales will measure bone mass, and certain aspects of caloric intake. According to newsfornatives.com, there are four factors to consider when deciding to purchase a new scale. Durability is especially important if you are large. Most scales now can hold about 136 Kilogram. If you are heavier, you may need to consider durability above all other factors when selecting your scale. Cost is a big concern when buying anything. Consider whether you just want to track your weight or the other percentages also. It will greatly cut down on cost if you just want to track your weight. While some of us don't care how our scale looks, if it is in a bathroom that guests will use, this may be a consideration. Think about whether it will match your bathroom decor. Trust is the final factor. If there is a certain brand you have come to trust, stick with it, says newsfornatives.com.
Homedics Healthstation Body Composition Scanner
This scale measures body fat, body water, muscle and bone mass. It also features a daily calorie predictor. Normal and athlete modes allow for versatility. Very light and with large numbers, this is an easy scale for an older person to use. It is not difficult to see or to move from room to room. Another handy feature of this scale is its display of what you last weighed when you stepped on it. This measurement will flash on the screen before you weigh in again. Reviews on amazon.com state that this scale will give consistent results.
Tanita Body Fat/Body Water Monitor
This scale has a weight capacity of 136 Kilogram. It not only measures body weight but also body fat percentage and water percentage. Reviews state that it measures weight reliably but that fat and water measurements are still decent enough to make its overall performance impressive. The measurements were found to be very consistent with this scale and less likely to fluctuate up and down than other scales. Adult, child and athlete modes allow for different types of people to still get the most out of this scale.
Weight Watchers Glass Electronic Scale
This scale is especially practical for those who require a higher weight capacity. This scale will measure up to 173 Kilogram. According to amazon.com, it will display start, last, current and goal weights. A balance system within the machine waits to measure your weight until you are standing in a balanced manner on the scale. It is an attractive scale with a blue light. The scale can be programmed if your desire is to track your weight over a long-term period. If it is not programmed, you can use it for regular, periodic weigh-ins. It measures in tenths of a pound so the daily fluctuations aren't as much an issue, as you can see where all the changes happened.
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