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Being overweight and being obese have the same unfair negative connotation. While obesity is based on an excess of body fat regardless of weight, overweightness is primarily based on a population average for heights and body frame sizes. The bottom line? Stepping on the scale every morning to check your weight isn’t an accurate marker of gaining or losing weight. Dr. Jean-Pierre (JP) at Hudson Medical agrees. “If the options are check on a scale for your weight which fluctuates based on what you eat, how much you sweat, stuff like that, versus an actual measurement of the amount of fat you