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Stop striving for perfection. Our bodies like averages, nutritionist says

Paige Smathers, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:35pm

When you fall short and have a day where you over do it with food, forget to eat your fruits and vegetables, or even when you may under eat, remember that your body likes averages. We are biologically set up for imperfection with our eating.

Why do we cry on airplanes?

Starre Vartan, CNN  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:35am

Surveys show most travelers agree their emotions become heightened when on a flight, and some even admit to hiding tears. When we fly, we are more likely to cry — but why?

5-month-old (with parents' help) attempts to become youngest person to visit all 50 states

Faith Karimi, CNN  |  Posted Oct 16th - 7:36pm

Harper Yeats dipped her tiny toes in the ocean for the first time in Charleston, South Carolina. She tasted her first solid food in Anchorage, Alaska. On Thursday, she'll mark yet another travel milestone with a stop in Vermont: She'll have visited all 50 states of the USA.

Coach Kim: 5 topics you shouldn't discuss at work and why

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct 15th - 7:00am

In this edition of LIFEadvice Coach Kim shares why certain topics should not be discussed at work and how you can create more unity in your workplace.

20 delicious pumpkin recipes that aren't pumpkin pie

Rebecca Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct 11th - 8:33pm

Pumpkins are not only delicious, they're also versatile. Break out some pumpkin and use it in one of these 20 not-pumpkin-pie recipes

When your dream job turns out to be a nightmare

Kathryn Vasel, CNN  |  Posted Oct 10th - 8:36pm

After months of interviews, follow-ups and negotiations, you've finally landed the job of your dreams. But now that you've started, it's not at all what you thought it would be.

Coach Kim: How do you really improve self-esteem?

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct 8th - 7:00am

In this edition of LIFEadvice Coach Kim explains her secret for changing low self-esteem and lessening the fear of failure.

Head lice stigmas can lead to bullying for kids and leave parents feeling judged

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 5th - 9:07pm

Everyone is familiar with the shampooing and clothes-cleaning that comes after a child has been exposed to head lice. But some parents and kids might not think about another side effect of lice: Bullying.

Nearly half of women and a third of men will develop dementia, stroke or Parkinson's, study says

Nina Avramova, CNN  |  Posted Oct 5th - 8:34pm

Nearly half of women and a third of men over the age of 45will develop Parkinson's, dementia or stroke during their lifetime, a new study says.

Celebrate National Taco Day with these 5 recipes

Cheri Bantilan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct 4th - 8:02am

Celebrate National Taco Day with these five amazing and delicious recipes!

Perfectionism (with food) is a shapeshifter

Paige Smathers, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct 3rd - 8:29pm

So often, expecting perfection or aiming for it is the very source of chaos and dysfunction with food we're trying to avoid.

'A massage through the internet': Utah YouTuber specializes in soft sounds

Peter Rosen, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 30th - 8:02am

Search YouTube and you'll find videos of people squeezing putty, eating cucumbers, tapping and whispering — lots of whispering. It's not exactly edge-of-your-seat stuff, but millions are watching.

Utah catering company sues Eccles Theater owner for $1.5 million

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 28th - 7:13pm

A Utah catering company is suing the government agency that owns and manages the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City for $1.5 million, claiming lost revenue due to a breach of contract.

The rundown on eggs

Cheri Bantilan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 27th - 8:36pm

Are eggs healthy? And if so, why are there so many different types of eggs to choose from? Here's what a dietitian has to say about that.

Does microwaving food cause nutrient loss?

Lisa Drayer, CNN  |  Posted Sep 26th - 8:37pm

Microwave ovens provide an easy way to quickly heat food when hunger strikes. But does the convenience of microwave cooking come at a cost by zapping nutrients out of foods?

Coach Kim: 1 of these 3 dynamics could be in your marriage

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 24th - 7:00am

In this edition of LIFEadvice Coach Kim explains three dynamics that show up in every relationship. If you can identify yours, then you are on your way to improving it.

Quick, easy, family-friendly recipes for busy weeknights

Emily Fonnesbeck, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:33pm

School is in and weeknights are now full of homework, practices, lessons and commitments. Evenings may feel rushed and chaotic and it's easy for dinner to feel that way too. Here are recipes that will nourish your family with little time commitment.

Eating junk food tied to higher risk of numerous cancers

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:37pm

You probably already know that junk food, though delicious, is bad for you. It can have negative health effects such as increasing your risk of heart disease, metabolic disease and even cancer. Now, researchers have used a new nutritional labeling system to tie a diet low in nutritional quality with increased risks of a number of types of cancers.

Coach Kim: Why every problem is a fear problem

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:00am

In this edition of LIFEadvice Coach Kim explains why it might benefit you to see human behavior as driven by fear and the benefits of that perspective.

In 'golden age' of branded credit cards, shoppers cash in

Nerdwallet Via The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 8:35pm

Credit cards that are affiliated with brands — such as American Airlines, Uber, L.L. Bean and Ikea — are suddenly amping up rewards for everyday purchases at restaurants, gas stations and grocery stores.