Emily Fonnesbeck, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Oct 20th - 8:29pm
People wonder how I handle Halloween candy with my kids. When I tell them I let my kids handle it, they are often surprised. However, my goal isn't to raise super healthy eaters but confident, competent eaters who can trust themselves with food.
Jacqueline Howard, CNN | Posted Oct 20th - 12:17pm
There were more reported cases of sexually transmitted diseases last year than ever before in the United States, according to the latest STD surveillance report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
"I often see rules of thumb suggesting how much people should save each year or how much money they should have in retirement accounts by certain ages to be on track to a secure retirement. Are these savings targets actually achievable?"
Paige Smathers, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Oct 18th - 8:31pm
There's power in owning up to what you eat. Cutting that slice of cake, putting it on a plate, sitting down and eating it is far different than eating that same cake at the counter tiny slice by tiny slice because "you don't eat cake."
Those blaming themselves for their child's refusal to eat certain foods can stop feeling so guilty because their behavior is likely to be influenced by genetics, according to a new study published Friday.
If policymakers don't take heed, the current generation of working-age Utahns will be “handing off a lot of very vexing problems (to the next generation)," said Pam Perlich, director of demographic research at the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute.
Charity Lighten, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Oct 5th - 8:32pm
The long-time weight loss mantra “calories in/calories out” might not be keeping you from losing the weight and keeping it off. It's your gut health, say microbiologists, so adding a few steps to your current plan can make a big difference.
Jacqueline Howard, CNN | Posted Oct 5th - 10:34am
Taking hormonal birth control might be associated with an increased risk for depression compared with those who don't use contraception, according to the study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry last week.
Paige Smathers, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Oct 4th - 8:18pm
We all know our kids should be eating healthy, nutritious foods. But what if they refuse their veggies? Is it a good option to sneak vegetables in? The answer is yes, you can sneak veggies in, but you should also do one other crucial thing.
Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, KSL.com Contributors | Posted Oct 3rd - 6:58am
"My teenage son has been battling depression for the last three years. He says he doesn’t have any choice but to endure this, as if it’s a life sentence." In this edition of LIFEadvice, coaches Kim and Nicole offer some ways to help people in your life who are depressed to get the help they need.