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Stop trying to lose weight, do this instead

Rebecca Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 8:33pm

Do you directly connect weight to health? In the U.S., we focus health efforts on changing the numbers on your scale. Unfortunately, that is not the best way. Here are some realistic and proven ways to be healthier without being chained to the scale.

Pillsbury releases Girl Scout cookie-inspired baking mixes

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 12:15pm

Great news for those whose calendar year revolves around Girl Scout Cookie season — now you can binge on your favorite indulgence any time you want.

We jumped rope for 5 minutes daily for a month to lose weight

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 8:32pm

We all want an easy fix to losing weight. Maybe there is some magic secret or untold mystery waiting for us to discover to help shed the pounds off our bodies.

Upgrade your summer lemonade

Tara Bench, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 10:32am

The quintessential drink of summer gets spruced up with easy add-ins and fun fresh ingredients. Play with your lemonade and get creative this season.

The smoothie craze explored

Paige Smathers, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 21st - 8:33pm

It's no secret that smoothies and protein drinks are a hot topic right now and have been for quite some time; just search #smoothie in Instagram and you'll see nearly 6 million posts. They are popular and trendy but are they worth all the hype?

America's favorite fast-food restaurants

Kathryn Vasel, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 21st - 8:46am

When it comes to America's favorite fast food, chicken reigns supreme.

Life is hard, suffering is optional

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 20th - 7:01am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares some tips on coping with the hard stuff and seeing meaning and purpose in everything.

Backyard farms are growing food and cultivating friendships

Sandra Olney  |  Posted  Jun 18th - 11:51am

Some Salt Lake County seniors are going back to their roots. They are cultivating friendships right along with the vegetables growing in their backyards.

How to make Italian cookies

Heidi Wilder, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 17th - 7:49pm

If you want a tasty, unique treat for your next family gathering, check out this recipe.

The perfect 1-day diet: Does it exist?

Shannon Adair, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 17th - 7:51am

With diet options ranging from low carb to low fat, from Paleo to vegetarian and from juicing to whole foods, it can be confusing about the best way to eat. So what does the perfect day of eating look like?

Most frequently delayed airports in the US

Wade Bruffey, Graphiq  |  Posted  Jun 16th - 11:01am

The team at WanderBat, a travel information site powered by the Graphiq suite of research tools, found the nation’s 85 airports where your flight is most likely to be delayed 15 minutes or more.

The American diet: Then and now

Sabrina Perry, Graphiq  |  Posted  Jun 15th - 8:19pm

The American diet has changed drastically over the course of the past few decades. This is in no small part due to changes in agricultural production and food marketing.

10 Utah restaurants that love to celebrate your birthday

Tara Bench, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 15th - 10:43am

Add a few friends to your birthday celebration list. Here are 10 local spots that love to celebrate your birthday as much as you do, along with some secret ways to score big on your special day.

Are you addicted to work?

Susie East, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 14th - 8:29pm

A study in Norway found that 7.8% of people could be addicted to work.

Processing emotions when tragedy happens

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 13th - 7:55am

In this special edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares some ideas to help our families process the terrorist attack in Orlando, Florida.

Utah County farmers markets, concert series ideal for family fun

Abby Hobbs, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 12th - 6:53pm

Utah County farmers markets and concert series provide fun activities for families to get involved in their communities in the warm summer months.

Today's teen troubles: Sex, drugs and texting on the go

Ben Tinker, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 10th - 8:33pm

It's a question every mom and dad wants answered: What are their kids really up to?

Healthy and flavorful eating tips for a Mediterranean diet

Suzanne Lewis, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 9th - 8:36pm

What comes to mind with the word Mediterranean? While a common association is the region’s popular travel destinations, the traditional eating patterns from this area have also been long recognized for health benefits and enjoyable flavors.

7 tips for healthy eating on the go in summer

Paige Smathers, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 8th - 8:33pm

Healthy eating can take a backseat in the summer. Find out the most tried and true ways to maintain your healthy lifestyle during the busy summer months.

Your friend group shrinks after age 25, study shows

Meera Senthilingam, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 6th - 9:30am

Are you younger than 25 years old? You may want to appreciate this moment in life when your social circle is at its greatest. If you're older, you may relate to what you read next.