Does Feeling Good Make You Exercise?

It’s been established that exercise can enhance your mood. But does being in a good mood increase the likelihood that you’ll exercise in the first place? Researchers at Bowling Green University designed a study to answer that question. Thirty-six obese participants in...

Power Up Your Memory

As we’ve reported in ETR, turmeric has many health benefits, including the ability to reduce the pain and stiffness of arthritis. But you can also use this spice to power up your memory. Turmeric is what gives curry its yellow color. Its reputation as a...

Glycemic Index? Not So Fast

If you’re a regular ETR reader, you already know how important the glycemic index is to make sure you’re eating well. But there’s a big problem with using the glycemic index as a guide to eating: It doesn’t take into account portion size....