Food Scales


Many things in life are uncertain, but there's no reason to let them all be that way. With the proper scales, it's possible to take the guesswork out of important measurements so you always know exactly what you're dealing with. This is very important for your health. It's also essential for getting consistent good results when baking and cooking. In business, the weight of things is important for everything from shipping to automatic counting.

Because of the importance of knowing the weight of things, a wide variety of scales exist. Some of the most popular ones are made for weighing food. This makes it possible to follow a diet that relies on careful calorie control, but that's not the only thing these scales are good for when it comes to weight loss. If you've found that you can't lose weight despite "following the diet," a scale can help you debug the process. Often, it turns out that vague recommendations, meant to make things easier, are actually sabotaging the process. Weigh up that piece of meat that's "the size of a deck of cards," and you may find that it's actually an ounce or so heavier than you thought it was. Presto - you'll know where those extra calories have been sneaking in from!

Scales for food are also one of the secrets to baking success. The typical "measuring cup" method used in North America yields variable results thanks to the fact that each cup ends up being packed a bit differently. By weighing out ingredients, you can be sure that the recipe is getting exactly what it needs - no more and no less. This will allow you to get consistent good results every time you bake. The same goes for any kind of cooking that needs precise measurement for success.

Body-weight scales are an essential tool for both dieting and overall health. Did you know that a sudden weight gain of 5 pounds or more overnight can signal a heart problem? As this shows, even people at healthy weights should weigh themselves on a regular basis in order to spot any emerging issues. If you're on a diet, of course, weight changes are expected and desired. The scale will allow you to see if your diet modifications are working or need tweaking. This is true whether you want to lose weight or are on a bodybuilding weight-gain program. Simple body scales just give you your weight, but advanced ones can also tell your body fat or water percentage. For most people, a straightforward weight scale is best.

In business, two kinds of scales stand above the rest. A large-platform scale is best for shipping, and using it instead of guessing will usually bring about good savings in postage or shipping fees. For companies that need to count out a lot of small items, a counting scale is king. This will eliminate the need to manually count each item. Instead, one or two of the items are weighed. Then the scale's bowl is filled with more of the same item. The scale automatically divides the total weight by the weight of a single item to arrive at the count. This is much faster than manual counting and is all but error-proof.

Here at, you can find all of the most popular types of scales for life or business. Just peruse our selection of Escali scales by clicking the links below or at the top of the page, and you're sure to find the ones you need!

Food Scales