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Teach children life isn’t fair

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 23rd - 6:58am

"Our adult daughter claims we have done more for our son than we have done for her. This is really hurtful to us." In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim give tips for teaching children to be grateful and stop expecting life to be fair.

12 baby names you're likely to find on the west coast

Laura Woods, Graphiq  |  Posted  May 21st - 11:34am

Defined by varied landscapes and a laid-back culture, living on the West Coast is like no other. Here are some unique names to the region.

100-pound weight loss helps 'broken' man rebuild

Ashley Strickland, CNN  |  Posted  May 20th - 8:31pm

For most of his life, Matt Harmon couldn't find a reason powerful enough to make him care about his health. It wasn't until his life fell apart that he realized he was "broken" and needed to rebuild from the ground up.

Moderation: Making you sicker and fatter, or keeping you sane?

Shannon Adair, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 19th - 7:36pm

“Everything in moderation.” While this dieter’s mantra defines success for some, it spells disaster for many and gives rise to several questions: What does moderation really mean? Why does it work for some people and not others?

Many sunscreens contain lower SPF than labels claim, study finds

Carina Storrs, CNN  |  Posted  May 19th - 4:14pm

Nearly half of sunscreen products in the United States do not live up to the SPF claim on their bottles, according to a new study.

Recipe video: Simple gluten, dairy-free cookies a great alternative

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  May 19th - 9:32am

This simple Banana and Oatmeal Cookies recipe is advertised as a “healthy” cookie with no “butter, sugar, flour or dairy.” In its simplest form, this three-ingredient recipe is perfect.

Pesto, presto! 15 ways to use summer's savory herb sauce

Tara Bench, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 18th - 11:17am

Pesto isn't just for pasta. Try all the different uses for this delicious herb sauce and you'll have fresh and fun meals all summer.

Is your workplace harming your health?

Erica Hansen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 17th - 8:32pm

Every day you make around 200 decisions about food and hundreds more about physical activity. Many of these choices are influenced by your environments. How can you improve your workplace environment to maximize health returns?

Going to church could help you live longer, study says

Carina Storrs, CNN  |  Posted  May 16th - 2:32pm

Many Americans say they attend church because it helps them stay grounded and gives them spiritual guidance. A new study suggests that regular attendance may also help increase their lifespan.

Is it time to change how we label 'healthy' food?

Carina Storrs, CNN  |  Posted  May 16th - 10:47am

Ever find yourself zipping through the aisles of a grocery store, crunched for time, and grabbing whatever highlights itself as "healthy", "nutritious" or "wholesome"? Your strategy could be flawed.

SLC man hikes 19K miles after retirement

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  May 16th - 8:15am

When most people hit retirement age, they tend to slow down a bit. But a Salt Lake man seems to have kicked it up a notch. Dub Bludworth has walked the equivalent of about four-fifths the distance around the earth.

Don’t give your children too much advice

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 16th - 6:59am

"Our adult child has the worst time making decisions and he hates change. He is always calling us or his siblings for advice on every little decision he has to make." In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares some tips on empowering children to make good decisions on their own.

Fast food capitals of 12 Western states

Kelsey Warner, Graphiq  |  Posted  May 15th - 11:40am

The data scientists at FindTheHome, part of the Graphiq network, identified places that have the highest density of fast food restaurants in each state.

Want better sleep, better mood and less stress? Cut calories

Ben Tinker, CNN  |  Posted  May 13th - 8:31pm

You're human, so chances are, you're interested in getting more sleep, having less stress and improving your mood. A secret to all these things — at least according to one new study — is calorie restriction.

How much money do you need to start investing?

Heather Long, CNN  |  Posted  May 13th - 2:31pm

"What is the minimum amount of money to buy a stock? Where and how?"

Nutrition for a healthy gut: prebiotics and probiotics

Suzanne Lewis, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 12th - 8:32pm

In addition to being rich in nutrient-dense plant foods, many traditional eating patterns also include a variety of “gut-friendly” prebiotic and probiotic foods. Nutrition for a healthy gut is about more than just a slimmer waistline.

Video: Making delicious cookie dough brownies

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  May 12th - 7:01pm

If you want to take two favorite desserts and combine them to wow your neighbors, try this week’s featured Pinterest recipe.

We drank 1 gallon of water daily for 30 days and here’s what happened

Josh Furlong and Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  May 12th - 1:10pm

Recently, there has been a trend to take part in a 30-day water gallon challenge. The idea is simple: drink a gallon of water a day for 30 days and see the health benefits start rolling in. But is that really the case?

A study asks: Too much folic acid a cause of autism?

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 11th - 3:03pm

For decades, pregnant women and women who may become pregnant have been advised to take folic acid to help prevent certain birth defects.

5 things that will make you smarter about butter

Tara Bench, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 11th - 11:14am

Knowing a few things about this golden darling of the kitchen might just make life better…with butter.