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www.reference.com/article/use-age-weight-scale-7b2b395e37a81b1c

Charts for age, height and weight are used to provide a rough reference to determine how a child or teenager is developing, specifically whether he is underweight or overweight. Height/weight charts can be found online, or a doctor can consult one to provide a professio...

www.reference.com/article/can-buy-high-weight-scale-8d4c3e33997a6de4

High capacity, or bariatric scales, can be bought online at a number of stores including Walmart.com, OldWillKnottScales.com and itinscale.com. Scales of this type come in a variety of maximum capacities, from 400 pounds to 1,000 pounds.

www.reference.com/article/high-capacity-weight-scale-d169caa136055434

A high-capacity weight scale offers users a higher-capacity read-out, typically measuring up to 550 pounds, while standard at-home scales only measure up to 330 to 400 pounds, explains ConsumerSearch.com. Users who purchase a high-capacity weight scale often do so to av...

www.reference.com/article/read-height-weight-scale-c299593ea2d6947

To read weight on a balance scale, slide the sliders on the number bar to the far left and then step on the scale. Balance weight evenly on both feet. Slide the first slider to the right on the bar with numbered increments of five until the bar balances evenly.

www.reference.com/article/accurate-normal-weight-scale-7a4f25331731bbf

According to a study, most home scales provide an accurate reading, within 0.9 kilogram of weight. Scales vary by type, with digital scales proving to be more accurate than dial scales.

www.reference.com/article/weight-scales-women-accurate-48efb8a7108e92e7

Weight scales for women, or body-fat scales, are often inaccurate, says BerkeleyWellness.com. Results depend on a number of factors, such as how hydrated the body is, how recently a meal was consumed, or how long ago exercise was taken, so does highly-calloused or even ...

www.reference.com/article/accurate-weight-scales-f2ce13773fcbe185

As of 2015, the top-rated scales are the EatSmart Precision GetFit Digital Body Fat Scale, the Healthometer 402KL Beam Scale, and the Tanita BC554 Ironman Body Composition Monitor. All three scales have an minimum user rating of 4.5 out of five stars on Amazon.com.