The Medisana BS475 might be a bit confrontational at times, but it means well. It even provides you with more information than just your weight. It also tells you about your body fat percentage, body water, and muscle mass. This way, you know exactly which aspects are fine and which you need to work on. Are you mostly interested in your BMI? That's also a question that this personal scale can answer.Note: using a scale with body analysis may lead to health risks for certain people such as pregnant women, children, or people that use medical electronic devices. Before use, check the manual for the safety measures and to see whether the scale is suitable for you.