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6 discussion-worthy reads for your book club

Teri Harman, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 3rd - 7:44pm

A new year calls for a fresh list of great books to get your book club reading, thinking and talking.

Recipe: Making nachos for a crowd

Tara Bench, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 3rd - 3:27pm

Hot from the oven, yes, the oven! These nachos are crowd-pleasers for a Super Bowl party or hungry teens on the weekend. This time-saving, dare I say, life-changing method will make every gathering so much more delicious.

What is 'normal' eating?

Paige Smathers, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 2nd - 8:31pm

When fad diets get all the press, it can be easy to lose sight of what "normal" eating really looks like.

New protein could help burn fat faster

Meera Senthilingam for CNN  |  Posted  Feb 1st - 10:16am

Research has shown that the fatter your body becomes, the harder it becomes to burn that excess fat. However, all is not lost: a recent study identified one of the proteins underlying this blockage of fat burn.

You can ease your nerves for a job interview or performance

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 1st - 6:58am

"Next week I have a job interview for my dream job and a big raise. But I'm so scared I won't get it. I'm sure my fear and insecurity is going to come through in the interview." In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares some tips for calming down and gaining confidence before a big interview, performance or game.

Is healthy eating truly a choice?

Stephanie Roque, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 28th - 8:31pm

A comprehensive, although certainly not all-inclusive, exploration of why we eat the way that we eat and what we can do, as consumers, moving forward to promote a healthier future.

For the world's most scrutinized body, Barbie has a new look

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 28th - 7:19pm

At 57, Barbie is getting a major makeover.

When trying to eat healthy, count on trouble

Erica Hansen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 26th - 8:31pm

When you set goals to eat better, does your busy schedule and unhelpful thoughts keep you from succeeding? Here's what to do the next time life gets in the way of your healthy eating plans.

How to raise confident kids

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 25th - 6:59am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim gives parents easy tips for raising children with good self-esteem.

Watching cute cat videos is instinctive and good for you — seriously

Nadia Kounang, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 8:29am

More than 219 million viewers have logged on to watch a 16-second clip of a sneezing baby panda scare it's mom. At a minimum, that's 58 million minutes, or 111 years, spent watching this viral sensation.

Study: Don't be swayed by independent restaurants when trying to cut calories

Carina Storrs, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 2:44pm

Non-chain restaurants are often seen as a healthier choice, even though — or perhaps because — the number of calories in their meals is a mystery. But a new study finds that these meals are generally just as calorie-rich as similar meals at chain restaurants.

Fitbit captures exact moment man's heart breaks

Lauren Said-Moorhouse for CNN  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 8:32pm

Wearables have become a popular way of tracking our daily workout, eating habits and sleep cycles. But for one man — it had an extra feature — it tracked the precise moment his heart broke.

How avoidance is killing your relationship

Anastasia Pollock, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 8:31pm

Avoidance is one of the biggest culprits in creating miserable relationships and breakups. Learn how to address avoidance before it kills your relationships.

CDC, ACP issue new guidelines on antibiotics

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 11:20am

With cold and flu season in full swing, chances are you've already paid a visit to the doctor once or twice.

How your smell can reveal if you're sick

Meera Senthilingam, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 8:33pm

Did you know you have an "odorprint"? The smells pouring out from various parts of the body are unique to an individual, made up of select compounds that vary dependent on age, diet, sex, metabolism... and health.

Orem dispatcher loses 147 pounds on A&E reality show

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 7:00pm

When Ray Stewart and his wife decided they wanted to adopt a child, he turned to the new TV show "Fit to Fat to Fit" to get in the right shape.

Health effects of artificial sweeteners: Where do we stand?

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 8:22pm

Sugar — how can something so good be bad for us? Actually, it's not, if you keep to the newest dietary guidelines recently announced by the USDA: only 10 teaspoons of sugar a day for the average person. Unfortunately, that equals just one 16-ounce bottle of regular soda.

The doctor will judge you now

Carina Storrs, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 10:44am

If you are overweight, have emotional problems or have difficulty with English, there's a good chance your doctor could be judging you because of it.

Drastically improve life at work

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 8:15am

"My biggest struggle is the relationship with my boss. Most days I feel that he doesn't care about me at all and thinks I'm no good, in spite of the fact that I'm good at what I do." In this edition of LIFEadvice Coach Kim explains how to consciously write a different narrative about your work situation. Everything is perspective and changing yours could change everything.

Valuing your time over money may be linked to happiness

Jareen Imam, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 8:49pm

Would you prefer a more expensive apartment with a shorter commute or a less expensive apartment with a long commute? That's one of the many real world questions researchers at the University of British Columbia asked more than 4,600 participants in the latest study on happiness.