It doesn’t take much effort to step on a scale. And research shows that people who do this regularly are more likely to be at a healthy weight. When you’re keeping track of your weight, you’re more likely to notice if you go up a pound or two…and not let the number keep going up. By the way, according to obesity experts, daily weighing does not promote eating disorders. Yes, people with anorexia weigh themselves obsessively—but the disease came first, not the weighing.