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What's so bad about processed foods? Scientists offer clues

Candice Choi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 8:38pm

Chips, soda and frozen pizzas tend to be full of salt, sugar and fat, but now scientists are trying to understand if there's something else about such processed foods that might be bad for us.

Coach Kim: Processing past emotions using 'time travel'

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 10th - 7:01am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares tools and skills to help change how you feel about past events in your life so you can move forward.

Loaning your credit card to family, friends comes with big consequences

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 7th - 8:36pm

Ever loaned your credit card to a friend or relative? Or bought something using someone else’s card?

Schools reckon with social stress: 'I'm on my phone so much'

Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 7th - 9:04am

High school biology teacher Kelly Chavis knew smartphones were a distraction in her class. But not even her students realized the psychological toll of their devices until an in-class experiment that, of course, was then spreading on social media.

10 nutrition myths to stop believing

Brittany Poulson, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 6th - 8:38pm

With all the health and nutrition information on the internet, it's hard to know what to believe. Is coconut oil good for you, and should you be eating whole eggs? We're setting the record straight on 10 nutrition myths you need to stop believing.

Stay-at-home Lehi dad makes healthy snacking easy for his active family

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 6th - 6:47pm

It's easy for growing kids to sneak into the pantry for a quick snack, but one Utah dad is prepared to make sure those choices are healthy.

Forgiveness and your health: What science says about the benefits

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted Jun 5th - 8:39am

A father forgives the man involved in his son's death. A mother forgives her daughter's killers. One family offers forgiveness to the man who shot their dad.

Unaffordable Utah: Can you afford summer travel?

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 5th - 7:40am

Thinking of skipping the “vacation” part of “summer vacation” this year? If so, you’re not alone.

Coach Kim: Choosing the right response to a problem

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 3rd - 7:01am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares a simple process to think through when responding to a problem.

Is vegan diet healthy for kids? Belgian doctors say no

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted May 30th - 8:38pm

Belgium's Royal Academy of Medicine recommended last week that children, teens, pregnant women and nursing mothers do not follow a vegan diet.

Energy drinks may have unintended health risks

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted May 30th - 8:38am

Energy drinks may promise a boost, but experts are increasingly concerned that their cocktails of ingredients could have unintended health risks.

How to raise kids who can properly feed themselves, respect their bodies

Emily Fonnesbeck, Contributor  |  Posted May 29th - 8:43pm

At the heart of feeding concerns is a misunderstanding, or lack of belief, that kids can effectively self-moderate their food choices. Children will naturally create nutritionally adequate food patterns as long as they aren't pressured into it.

Young homebuyers scramble as prices rise faster than incomes

Josh Boak and Larry Fenn, The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 11:15am

For millennials looking to buy their first home, the hunt feels like a race against the clock.

Texting with your boss: Should you do it?

Kathryn Vasel, CNN Business  |  Posted May 24th - 8:35pm

Having your phone blow up with texts from your boss is enough to get your heart racing.

Governing officials, people struggling with poverty meet to discuss the affordable housing crisis

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted May 24th - 4:39pm

An event held by Circle Salt Lake brought a panelist of individuals struggling with poverty and homelessness before community leaders and governing officials to discuss Utah’s affordable housing crisis on Thursday evening.

3 easy organization tips to help you eat healthier

Danielle Billat, Contributor  |  Posted May 23rd - 8:38pm

Organization can help you eat healthier by making meal prep more efficient and by placing healthy foods in easy-to-access places. Here are three tips to help you get organized and eating healthier.

Overprocessed foods add 500 calories to your diet every day, causing weight gain

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted May 20th - 2:02pm

Less-expensive, easier-to-prepare ultraprocessed foods can make you fat, a new study says.

Coach Kim: How to have a healthy, positive mindset around dating

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted May 20th - 6:59am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares how to thrive in singleness and have a good mindset around dating.

It's not just soda: Drinking too much fruit juice linked to premature death risk

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted May 19th - 8:03pm

Many sugar-sweetened beverages have little to no nutritional value and lots of calories, and their harmful health effects have been well-documented. Now, a study links drinking too many sugary beverages — and even 100 percent natural fruit juices — to an increased risk of early death.

Majority of sunscreens would flunk proposed FDA safety tests, report to say

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted May 18th - 9:00pm

Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would not pass safety tests proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group will announce next week.