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Overprocessed foods add 500 calories to your diet every day, causing weight gain

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted May 20th - 2:02pm

Less-expensive, easier-to-prepare ultraprocessed foods can make you fat, a new study says.

Coach Kim: How to have a healthy, positive mindset around dating

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 20th - 6:59am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares how to thrive in singleness and have a good mindset around dating.

It's not just soda: Drinking too much fruit juice linked to premature death risk

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted May 19th - 8:03pm

Many sugar-sweetened beverages have little to no nutritional value and lots of calories, and their harmful health effects have been well-documented. Now, a study links drinking too many sugary beverages — and even 100 percent natural fruit juices — to an increased risk of early death.

Majority of sunscreens would flunk proposed FDA safety tests, report to say

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted May 18th - 9:00pm

Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would not pass safety tests proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group will announce next week.

10 easy side dishes for your next barbecue

Rebecca Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 16th - 8:36pm

Are you hosting or heading to a barbecue? Here are 10 easy side dishes to make for your next get together.

22 restaurants approved by Salt Lake County to allow dogs on patios

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted May 16th - 8:05pm

The Salt Lake County Health Department released a list of restaurants this week which details eateries that allow dogs on their patios.

Locking up guns could reduce teen and childhood firearm deaths by a third

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted May 13th - 7:32pm

Most U.S. households with children do not safely store firearms in the way the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends: locked up and unloaded.

I went vegan for 30 days. Here’s what happened

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 13th - 2:51pm

Here's what happens when a reporter who eats a lot of burgers goes a month without consuming meat or dairy products.

Coach Kim: Dealing with difficult people

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 13th - 7:01am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim explains why some people may behave the way they do and how to deal with them.

6 free gifts for mom this Mother’s Day

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted May 10th - 8:38am

Some Utah stores and restaurants are doing special Mother’s Day sales to help out those who want to treat their moms this Sunday. Here are 6 great discounts/freebies for your mother.

Does chewing gum help you lose weight?

Lisa Drayer, CNN  |  Posted May 9th - 8:41pm

Should you chew gum if you're trying to lose weight?

Hiking snacks 101: Your ultimate guide to trail food this summer

Rose Mattson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 8th - 8:33pm

Are you someone who looks forward to summer every year simply for the hiking? It’s no wonder, as Utah has some of the best trails in the U.S. Here's your ultimate guide for what food to pack for your summer hikes.

Hike of the Week: Temple Quarry Trail is a family-friendly hike with historic views

Rhiannon Bent, KSL Contributor  |  Posted May 7th - 12:26pm

St. George's Temple Quarry Trail provides great views of the city without the congestion of other areas, like Pioneer Park.

Heart failure deaths on the rise in younger US adults, researchers say

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted May 6th - 2:49pm

A recent decline in heart failure-related deaths in the United States has reversed, and those types of deaths are now climbing nationwide, especially among adults ages 35 to 64.

Coach Kim: Dealing with a toxic family member

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 6th - 7:01am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares how to forgive others, yet establish good boundaries to protect yourself a family member's bad behavior.

5 of the most unique places to practice yoga in Utah

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 5th - 8:47am

Sharks. Bears. Lions. Paddleboards. Hoodoos. Craters. All of these elements, and more, are featured in some of Utah's most unique yoga settings.

When you should use self-help programs and when to skip them

Amanda Straw, CNN  |  Posted May 3rd - 8:39pm

Mental health is a growing crisis around the globe, and the self-improvement market — books, personal coaches, seminars and more — is a billion-dollar industry in the United States. Here's a guide to when these self-help resources are actually helpful, and when they're not.

15 recipes to get you started on the Mediterranean diet

Brittany Poulson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 2nd - 8:39pm

With May being international Mediterranean diet month, we're sharing 15 recipes to help you get started eating the Mediterranean way.

Coach Kim: Why you may be struggling to forgive

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 29th - 7:01am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares the perceived rewards that come from not forgiving another person and explains how to make forgiveness easier.

Juul nicotine hit may be 'Worst for kids, best for smokers'

Matthew Perrone, The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 27th - 12:38pm

She tried gums, patches and various electronic cigarettes to quit smoking. What finally worked for Chantel Williams was a small, reusable e-cigarette called Juul that packs a big nicotine punch.