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How often should I weigh myself if I want to lose weight?

James O. Hill
Nutrition & Dietetics
It's a myth that checking the scale frequently discourages people from losing weight. In fact, frequent monitoring allows you to catch weight gain before it becomes discouraging. Regular weigh-ins provide important feedback and help you know if you're on the right track.

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