Scales Product Guide
Stress is also associated with body weight.
There's a lot of talk about the fattening of the people in the United States. Waist and dress sizes seem to be getting larger and larger and obesity is becoming more prevalent among all age groups, especially young children.
With larger weight levels, there is also a higher incidence of weight-related diseases - diabetes II, angina, hypertension, and organ dysfunction. Excess weight often results in reduced flexibility, muscle tone, and movement. Obesity is also associated with social discrimination. Obese people tend to be seen less favorably and are often overlooked for many employment opportunities.
While there are many pills and surgical techniques that are offered for weight loss, there are really no get thin quick and easy schemes.
Having your own scale at home is the best way to monitor your overall weight in pounds. There are scales with analog (rotating gauge) and numeric-digital displays. Both are extremely accurate but some people prefer one form of display to the other.
In addition to weight, there are scale-type devices that measure body fat percentages. This is a good companion device because some heavy people may have less body fat than others. Body fat is a key indicator to certain physical problems.
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