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Lack of sleep can cause infertility

One in eight couples have fertility issues. That is 12% of married women that either can’t get pregnant or can't sustain a pregnancy. Of that 12%, a little over 11% will actually go see a fertility doctor, but fertility visits and treatments can cost thousands of dollars and take years to complete. For a simpler solution, just check your sleep schedule.

October 17, 2016 | Kelsey Robertson FamilyShare | Living well


Your child's microbiome, and why its health matters

For most people, the thought of drinking a glass of live bacteria is about as appetizing as downing a cup of lake water. But bacteria is what we’re buying when we succumb to the probiotic craze that has swept supermarket shelves.

October 14, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well


6 simple lifestyle changes to help you lose weight

Losing weight can be a daunting task. No matter how many diets you’ve tried, for some reason you can’t seem to shed the excess weight. Losing weight is a process — it doesn’t happen overnight. However, over time,making simple changes to your lifestyle can have an immense impact on your life, as well as your weight. These six simple steps will help you to finally lose those extra pounds:

October 14, 2016 | Callie Hansen FamilyShare | Living well


My favorite products for whiter teeth

Eight years of searching for a way to get perfectly white teeth will teach you a thing or two about what's best to use. I've used everything from strips to syringes to get a pearly white smile. So, besides regular brushing and dental checkups, what can you do to get a whiter smile?

October 10, 2016 | Liset Rivet FamilyShare | Living well


If you want your kids to eat healthy, tell them to eat like The Avengers

There is a rising obesity epidemic among our children and it has health experts worried. Initiatives have been put in place to change school lunches, teach proper nutrition and get kids moving. But it turns out we could be making improvements by just asking a simple question: What would The Avengers do?

October 10, 2016 | Kevin Jones FamilyShare | Living well


What's the best look for your face shape?

Your eyes, lips, cheeks and eyebrows create a beautiful canvas ready for you to enhance with makeup. But to get the best look possible, you need to do your makeup according to your face's shape.

October 10, 2016 | Liset Rivet FamilyShare | Living well


5 misconceptions you've heard about working out while pregnant

Historically, women rested and hid their condition of being “in the family way” while they were pregnant. Doctors discouraged them from participating in too much physical activity, fearing that it would harm the baby. That's not the case now. Nearly all medical professionals now agree that exercise provides numerous benefits for mom and baby.

October 09, 2016 | Kevin Jones FamilyShare | Living well


10 tricks to improve memory

Whether it’s setting down something then not remembering where we put it or walking into a room and forgetting why we went there, we’ve all had frustrating moments of forgetfulness.

October 09, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Living well


2 tools for understanding and overcoming emotional eating

If someone tells you they are not an emotional eater, you can assume they’re an emotional eater and a liar. We all eat emotionally to a certain extent. Food is social, it holds memories, and we feel comfort, satisfaction and pleasure from it. It becomes an issue when we use food to consistently distract from or numb uncomfortable emotions.

October 06, 2016 | Emily Fonnesbeck KSL.com | Living well


Should you wash your face with hot or cold water?

There are plenty of opinions about whether it is best to wash your face with hot or cold water. Most people assume that everyone does the same thing -- until they realize that they don’t. And that’s when you start to wonder.

October 05, 2016 | Liset Rivet FamilyShare | Living well


The troubling reason you shouldn't take your baby's first picture in the first trimester

In a normal pregnancy, most women get an ultrasound once or twice so doctors can check the fetus for abnormalities and curious parents can learn if they should paint the nursery pink or blue.

October 05, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well


7 ways Zika can spread

During the past year, we have been learning a lot about the Zika virus.

October 03, 2016 | Robert Lawrence KSL.com | Living well


Improve your mental health with these 6 exercises

Exercise is not only great for your body, but it’s also an effective way to improve your mental health. Regular exercise can have a significant impact on anxiety, stress and depression. Further, not only will your overall mood be good, but you’ll also sleep a lot better.

October 02, 2016 | Benjamin Greene KSL.com | Living well


Get the gold out of autumnal foods

American author Jim Bishop once penned, “autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons” and nutritionally speaking, he couldn’t be more right.

October 02, 2016 | Erica Hansen MS, RD, CD KSL.com | Living well


The diet you should try before scheduling weight-loss surgery

Obese Americans are increasingly turning to bariatric surgery help them lose weight and manage diabetes. But two doctors are urging people considering the surgery to try a low-carb diet before choosing that path.

September 28, 2016 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well


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How to recognize you are being subtly manipulated in your relationship

Relationships change you for better or worse, and if you are dating a manipulator, you will be changed for the latter. Manipulators play on the ...

February 04, 2017 | Stacie Simpson FamilyShare | Living well


Don't freak out, but you might have diabetes and not know it

Her symptoms hit hard and fast. More than anything else, my girlfriend was thirsty all the time, dropping weight and went to the bathroom frequently.

February 04, 2017 | David Snell FamilyShare | Living well


10 simple ways to exercise with a baby

Adding a new member to the family can require some adjustments in your schedule. Here are 10 simple ways you can keep exercise in your ...

February 04, 2017 | Shaelynn Miller FamilyShare | Living well


How you can become part of a clinical study

When clinical trials make the news, it's usually because of a breakthrough in a medical treatment, or the promise of one, as in Zika ...

February 04, 2017 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well


6 destructive things you should never do when you’re menstruating

That "time of the month" is already tough. There's no need to make it harder on yourself. When you're on your period, taking ...

February 04, 2017 | Hannah Chudleigh FamilyShare | Living well


20 tips for exercising in every season

No matter the season, you can squeeze in a productive workout. Here are 20 tips for exercising in every weather condition:

February 03, 2017 | Shaelynn Miller FamilyShare | Living well


How to deal with well-intentioned compliments

"Well you look well-nourished!" said an older man whom I hadn't met before as I entered the group room to begin teaching a nutrition ...

February 01, 2017 | Paige Smathers KSL.com | Living well


Glaucoma: The silent thief of sight

The buzzer goes off and the referee blows his whistle, signaling the start to a high school basketball game.

February 01, 2017 | Erin Goff KSL.com | Living well


12 weird things you didn't know helped you burn calories

Working out isn’t the only thing that burns calories.

January 31, 2017 | Shaelynn Miller FamilyShare | Living well


8 essential health and fitness tips for busy moms

Moms are always super busy. Whether it’s carpooling, laundry, work, or driving the kids to the soccer game, the list of things to do ...

January 31, 2017 | Amy Rothermel FamilyShare | Living well


Exercise is medicine — but how much of a dose do we need?

For 10 years, the American College of Sports Medicine has been trying to convince a sedentary public that exercise is medicine, as good for what ...

January 31, 2017 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Living well


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