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Don't let stress sabotage your diet

Rebecca Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 21st - 8:31pm

Stress is a normal part of life, but it can wreck your health and impede weight loss. Read to know how stress affects your diet, how diets affect your stress and finally how to not let stress get in your way.

More benefits to a high-fat Mediterranean diet, new study says

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 20th - 8:32pm

Are you avoiding fats in your daily diet? It may be time to stop — that is, if your daily diet is Mediterranean.

How to successfully transition from rigid dieting to eating intuitively

Paige Smathers, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 19th - 8:47pm

Here are some tips to help you transition from fad dieting to relying on your body's natural cues for hunger and fullness rather than chronically jumping from diet to diet.

3 ways to repair your marriage this week

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 18th - 7:01am

"My husband jumps at every request his adult daughter asks of him and she is constantly asking her dad for help on different needed repairs. I just don’t feel as valued as his daughter." In this edition of LIFEadvice Coach Kim shares three ways to take the fear and conflict out of your relationship and bring back the love.

8 foods to skip on your next grocery store trip

Shannon Adair, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 15th - 7:59pm

Are the “health foods” you’re buying actually healthy for you? If you’re buying these eight foods consistently with a goal of boosting your health, it might be time to rethink your visit to the grocery store.

The real reasons making friends is hard — especially for adults

Nicole Carpenter, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 15th - 2:45pm

Knowing how to meet someone new is easy; making new friends is much harder, for multiple reasons.

Digest this: heavy people may die up to 3 years early

Maria Cheng, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 14th - 8:31pm

Being too heavy may cost you your life — literally. Scientists say overweight people die one year earlier than expected and that moderately obese people die up to three years prematurely.

The new secret to losing weight? Water

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 12th - 8:31pm

Suddenly starving? Try drinking some water.

What you should know about America's gluten-free fad

Sabrina Perry, Graphiq  |  Posted  Jul 12th - 9:30am

Only an estimated one percent of the population has Celiac disease, yet 21 percent of Americans actively try to include gluten-free foods in their diets anyway.

Dealing with extended family conflicts

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 11th - 6:47am

"There are a few people in my husband's family that are constantly causing drama with us. It seems like we can do nothing right." In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares why family members get offended and how best to deal with extended family drama.

Popcorn and quinoa: A wholesome recipe for longer life

Jen Christensen, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 8th - 8:34pm

Want to live longer? Have a piece of whole grain toast or oatmeal for breakfast, and then eat popcorn as a snack, and put some buckwheat in your pasta.

Smoothies offer summer in a cup without all the sugar

Suzanne Lewis, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 7th - 8:02pm

The warm, sunny days of summer are here, and for many locations across the U.S. that means an abundance of fresh, ripe fruits and vegetables to enjoy. Summer is also a time to indulge in frozen and cooling foods. Smoothies are one popular option.

Good fats can cut risk of death by 27%, study says

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 6th - 8:31pm

The latest news from Harvard is lethal: Eating too much saturated or trans fat can increase your risk of dying. The silver lining? You can reverse some of that risk by making healthier fat choices.

8 eating tips to boost energy

Paige Smathers, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 5th - 8:32pm

With the hustle and bustle of modern life, many of us struggle with fatigue and exhaustion throughout the day. Tiredness can get in the way of experiencing life to its fullest. So, what can we do to improve our odds of having energy for our day?

Have You Seen This? The Sunday morning breakfast machine

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 5th - 1:01pm

When you wake up on a Sunday, you want breakfast but you don't want to make it. This guy has just solved all of your problems.

Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday products

Nadia Kounang, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 8:32pm

It was long believed that you could acquire "better living through chemistry." But that may really not be the case. In a landmark alliance, known as Project TENDR, leaders of various disciplines have come together in a consensus statement to say that many of the chemicals found in everyday products can result in neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism and attention-deficit disorders.

Sunscreen doesn't work as well as it says: What to do?

Linda A. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 9:49am

Something to consider as you head to the beach or pool over the July Fourth weekend: That sunscreen in your bag may not protect your skin as much as you think.

Are acidic foods ruining your health?

Allana Kerr, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:31pm

The alkaline diet claims that living "acid free" will dramatically improve your health. Does the evidence back these claims?

5 new places to try in Salt Lake City

Emi Rigby, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 10:46am

Craving a new place to eat in Salt Lake City? Look no further than this list of restaurants that have recently made a splash on the food scene.

Is gluten making you sick?

Erica Hansen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 10:47am

Chances are you know someone who has been avoiding gluten. Should you be too?