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Navigating sweets and treats during the holiday season

Paige Smathers, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 8:32pm

Food is everywhere this time of year. How do you enjoy the food and this time of year to its fullest?

Do you really love your spouse?

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 7:02am

"I think my spouse loves me, but I’m not sure what we have is really love. It feels more like we need each other to make us feel good." In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares how you can be tricked into the near-enemies of emotions like love, compassion and trust, where you think you have them but you don't.

Is golf exercise?

Assil Frayha, CNN  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 8:06pm

It's well-known that President-elect Donald Trump plays golf. In September, he told talk show host Dr. Mehmet Oz that he wished he could play more. But in doing so, is he getting enough exercise to stay healthy?

New 'hollow' sugar could cut calories in chocolate

Alanna Petroff, CNN  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 8:33pm

Nestle has found a way of reducing the sugar content of its chocolate by as much as 40 percent and it should taste just as sweet.

Video: Take your tastebuds on an international tour with these 5 restaurants

Fernando Assis, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 11:15am

Increasingly desirable, but a little unknown to many, international cuisine here in Utah will take you on a tasty journey throughout the state in order to sample exotic foods from around the world.

Extend holiday gratitude all year round

Malissa Morrell, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 8:35am

The holidays encourage thankfulness, but research suggests that developing a gratitude habit will improve your life all year long.

A better understanding of obsessive-compulsive disorder

Dylan Cannon, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 8:29pm

According to NAMI, 20 percent of youths in the U.S. have mental health issues. One such condition is called Obsessive-compulsive disorder. I interviewed a young man who was diagnosed with OCD as a teenager to more fully understand the disorder.

Benefits of embracing cold-weather foods

Suzanne Lewis, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 29th - 8:31pm

As the Thanksgiving holiday passes and early winter arrives, it can feel like the days of fresh, flavorful fruits and vegetables are long in the past. For those living in colder climates, however, the end of the year may still include colorful foods.

A solid setup for diet success

Erica Hansen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 8:04am

It turns out, that all you ever needed to know about a solid diet you already learned during preschool in the English nursery tale, "The Three Little Pigs." Learn how to build a steady framework that can withstand the gales of life.

Have you raised an entitled teen?

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, KSL.com Contributors  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 6:58am

"Please help us with our 17-year-old son. Despite all our best efforts and role modeling, we have raised an entitled child that expects things in life he hasn’t earned." In this edition of LIFEadvice, coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham share ways to turn an entitled teen into a grateful, hardworking one.

How to deal with a food craving

Paige Smathers, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 22nd - 8:50pm

When you have a food craving and you're trying to eat healthfully, what do you do? Give in to the craving or say no?

5 tips to get you through your family Thanksgiving meal

Aj Willingham, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 22nd - 7:40pm

Mealtime talk is always fraught this time of year. In our current climate, even the most innocent mention of politics or social issues could threaten to turn MawMaw's house into the thunder dome.

6 painless ways to save thousands

Kathryn Vasel, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 22nd - 7:40am

Everyone knows that skipping your daily coffee run and eating out less will help boost your savings. But let's be honest, that can be a real buzzkill, especially for young savers.

How to be a hero in your current situation

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 21st - 7:01am

"I have a difficult family problem. My wife has a daughter from her first marriage that is toxic, controlling and alienating." In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares three ways you can shift your perspective and choose heroic behavior in a rough situation.

Yo-yo dieting dangerous for women's hearts, study says

Hailey Middlebrook, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 16th - 8:31pm

Yo-yo dieting may increase the risk for coronary heart disease and sudden cardiac death in post-menopausal women, according to a study presented to the American Heart Association on Tuesday.

Cultivating gratitude for your body

Emily Fonnesbeck, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 15th - 8:31pm

Body dissatisfaction is not only common, it's considered normal. While you might think that hating your body is an effective motivator, it actually only leads to emotional distress and possible disordered eating. Cultivating gratitude can help.

High-protein diet linked to heart failure in older women

Assil Frayha, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 15th - 11:56am

Women older than 50 who eat high-protein diets could have a greater risk of heart failure, especially if a lot of their protein comes from meat, according to a new study presented at the annual scientific conference of the American Heart Association.

Is your teen manipulating you?

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, KSL.com Contributors  |  Posted  Nov 14th - 6:59am

"My teenage daughter rules the house, and if she’s not happy, no one is happy. She is so difficult when she doesn’t get her way, it’s sometimes easier to just give in and not ask too much of her." In this edition of LIFEadvice, coaches Kim and Nicole explain the games your teen might be playing to manipulate you. Once you see them, you can start parenting from a stronger and more loving place.

5 tricks to a healthy holiday season without dieting

Rebecca Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 11th - 8:29pm

Instead of focusing on dieting, try a few simple tips to enjoy the holiday season, the food and the company. No dieting, no restriction necessary.

Do you have postelection depression?

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 10th - 8:07am

Coach Kim explains how to choose trust and break free from a sense of horrible loss that could drown you.