5. Constipation Drives up the Scale

If you're constipated, your scale won't show weight loss.

Just a couple of days of not "going" can add anything from one to four pounds to the dial on your scales.

Various herbal extracts sold in health food stores can help with digestion and relieve temporary constipation.

Regular exercise also aids digestion.

If the problem persists, you should consult a doctor.

Weighing Yourself after an Intense Workout at the Gym