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Science says you aren't addicted to food — but you might feel like you are. Here's why

Emily Fonnesbeck, Contributor  |  Posted Jan 17th - 8:38pm

The theory of food addiction is controversial. Despite what mainstream media or mosts health gurus have led us to believe, the research to date is inconclusive. But your struggles with food are valid. Here are some things to consider.

Coach Kim: Understanding bad behavior

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Jan 14th - 7:01am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim tries to help you understand difficult people and why they might do the things they do.

How heroes and villains play a role in your choice of food

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Jan 11th - 10:02am

Can Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader really impact what food you purchase? A new study from BYU and the University of Utah says yes.

5 tips to really keep your New Year's resolution and live a healthier lifestyle

Brittany Poulson, Contributor  |  Posted Jan 10th - 8:33pm

Keep on track to completing your New Year's resolutions with these five tips for staying motivated and living a healthier lifestyle.

Coach Kim: How to better handle hurtful criticism

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

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares a thought process you can run through whenever you get offended or hurt by unsolicited feedback.

Your financial turnaround in 2019 could begin with emergency savings

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 5th - 10:15am

You never know when you might get hit with a trip to the emergency room, or a stubborn car that refuses to start or by a furnace that is on the fritz. These are all reasons why having an emergency fund should be a top priority in the new year.

Why exercise won't make you lose weight

Ben Tinker, CNN  |  Posted Jan 4th - 10:28am

There's no shortage of things people swore to leave behind in 2018: bad jobs, bad relationships, bad habits. But chances are, you're beginning 2019 with something you didn't intend: a few extra pounds.

Why Utah's gasoline prices vary so much by county

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Jan 3rd - 9:10pm

In a car-friendly state like Utah, citizens are concerned about the cost of gas and how much they have to spend on it each time they fuel up. Specifically, a question on residents’ minds has been why, in some counties, gas is cheaper than in others.

10 things to do in 2019 instead of going on a diet

Rose Mattson, Contributor  |  Posted Jan 3rd - 8:38pm

It’s officially 2019! The new year typically brings a rush of diet and exercise-related resolutions, but while both are components of overall health, they're just one piece of the puzzle.

15 simple ways to help the environment

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Jan 2nd - 8:04pm

There’s a lot that can be done to help the environment, but oftentimes lowering environmental impact may seem like both a daunting and expensive task. Here are some easy, low-cost ways to reduce pollution and detriment to nature.

Mediterranean diet named the best for 2019

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Jan 2nd - 10:02am

If you're a fan of the Mediterranean diet, get ready to do a victory dance. For the first time, the Mediterranean diet has won the gold as 2019's best overall diet in rankings announced Wednesday by US News and World Report.

Low carb? Low fat? What the latest dieting studies tell us

Candice Choi& Health Writer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 1st - 12:46pm

Bacon and black coffee for breakfast, or oatmeal and bananas?

Coach Kim: The best goal you could make in 2019

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Dec 31st - 11:27am

In this special New Year's edition of LIFEadvice Coach Kim shares six ways to suffer less and have more joy and peace this year.

15 recipes to help you eat more produce this winter

Brittany Poulson, Contributor  |  Posted Dec 30th - 8:26pm

During the winter, fresh produce isn't as abundant as it is in the summer months, and it can be hard to get enough fruits and vegetables into your diet. To help with that, here are 15 seasonal recipes to help you eat more produce this winter.

WalletHub ranks Salt Lake City as 7th-best city for keeping your resolutions

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Dec 29th - 7:34am

In order to determine the best cities for keeping your New Year’s resolutions, WalletHub compared 182 cities across five types of resolutions: health, financial, school and work, bad habits, and relationships

Where to recycle your Christmas tree after the holidays

Cara MacDonald, KSL  |  Posted Dec 27th - 8:01pm

Christmas trees are a staple of the holidays, but what can be done with them when it's time to take down decorations? Each Utah city and county offers its own means of disposing of and recycling the dying evergreens.

Forget New Year's health goals, try 'Monday resolutions' instead

Lisa Drayer, CNN  |  Posted Dec 26th - 6:04pm

With the end of the year approaching, it's not uncommon to start thinking about health goals for the new year, like losing weight, eating healthier, exercising and quitting smoking. But though we may have good intentions, choosing January 1 to make promises to get on a healthier track year-round doesn't always work. In fact, according to a 2017 Marist poll, about a third of people who make a New Year's resolution fail to stick with it.

Coach Kim: Peace on Earth starts with you and me

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Dec 24th - 8:01am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares a simple way you can create change and peace in your home and community.

How to talk to elderly family members about surrendering their driver's license

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 21st - 9:30pm

The holidays often allow many to spend time with their parents and senior family members. It might also provide an opportunity to have a difficult conversation about when someone should surrender their driver's license.

7 principles of true healthy eating

Emily Fonnesbeck, Contributor  |  Posted Dec 20th - 8:38pm

Navigating the current nutrition landscape can feel very confusing. Everyone has a different idea of what “healthy eating” looks like. Here are seven basics for identifying nutritious food patterns.