With the increasing popularity of meal replacement shakes and the substantial growth in the variety of meal replacement products available for weight loss purposes, it is first important to understand if they are suitable for your weight loss needs before you incorporate them into your diet.
How often should you weigh yourself? Many sensible people think that we should only weigh ourselves about once a week. There are three main reasons for this. Scales are not totally accurate, so if you measure just small changes in body weight, it might just be scale error. (I think this is an old fashioned […]
What to look for in a set of bathroom scales If you recall your science classes at secondary school you may remember that measurement has several components, not just one. Accuracy Reliability and Increment are all important concepts for measurement. Accuracy is the extent to which your measurement represents reality. If the scale says you […]
Weight Loss and some not-too-hard exercise Do you need to exercise to lose weight? No, you don’t need to exercise to lose weight, and yes, you do need to exercise to be healthy. As we all know weight loss is all about energy-in (food) and energy-out (cells burning up fuel). When we exercise we burn […]