If you stand on a weighing machine after eating you will see the scale on higher side. This is because the food we eat also have volume because of which the blood volume level also increases. When we eat our food. The minerals present in these foods causes the body to absorb the fluid. Thus, resulting in an increase in your weight.
Morning is the best time to measure your weight for an accurate reading. This is because throughout the night you haven’t eaten and did not consume much fluid.
Falling ill and having some disease can bring unexpected weight change. Diseases like cancer, diabetes and even common cold can have some effects in your weight. Sometimes people lose appetite and the body retain the fluid due to which weighing machine gives different measurement.
The intake of certain medicines can also result in your weight gain. To ensure the side effects of the medicine you should ask your doctor. People are advised to drink a lot of water to lose weight. This is only applicable for a long run, but if you drink lots of water, for example, two litres of water at a time, it will eventually show up on the scale.
In order to have a healthy life, one should take salt, sugar and oil at a minimum. Too much salt can cause you to retain water. That can raise the reading on the weighing scale. Your sleeping pattern can also increase your weight. For example, after sleepless nights, you feel hungrier than usual, which makes you eat bigger meals. After eating your weight also depends on the choice of food you make.
For example, if a person eats vegetables and the second person eat junk food. There’s a difference in the weight of the two people after eating. To keep a check on your weight, one should avoid fried foods.
Metabolism also plays a vital role in increase or decrease of the weight of person. If a person is healthy his metabolism will help him to digest the food than the one whose metabolism is slower.
Studies show that the food that we intake takes 6-8 hours to reach our digestive systems. In between this, if we eat any other meal, it will eventually result in an increase in the weight of the body.
In women, there is a temporary increase in the scale of the weighing machine due to periods as it retains water. During this time, it is best to avoid the weighing machine and to take good care of your body.
Focus on adopting healthy lifestyle practises like getting enough sleep, eating more veggies and having regular exercises. If you are not able to decide what to eat, consult a dietician.