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Looking for a new workout? Curious about a fitness trend? The TODAY team tests programs, equipment and classes to help you choose your next exercise!

These heart-healthy meal prep ideas and recipes will make your life easier

There's no better day to starting eating well than today — and it's easier than you think.
Young Woman Shopping For Fruit At Supermarket
Young Woman Shopping For Fruit At Supermarket

A 'squishing sound' in his back led to decades of pain. A new treatment changed his life

After decades of back pain with little relief, Dennis Bassett found a doctor who thought she could help transform his back pain. It's transformed his life.

7 simple swaps for a healthier heart

It doesn’t take a complete lifestyle overhaul to improve heart health, cardiologists say.
close up of woman making healthy breakfast in kitchen with fruits and yogurt
close up of woman making healthy breakfast in kitchen with fruits and yogurt

Eating lots of these foods could increase your risk for cancer, new study suggests

While the new study can’t prove that the ultra-processed foods caused cancer, there’s mounting data suggesting that they are implicated in some way, one expert says.
Three hotdogs on tray with onion rings, overhead view on yellow background
Three hotdogs on tray with onion rings, overhead view on yellow background

This woman can walk for miles — less than 5 years after heart transplant surgery

Kathy Augustine started by walking five minutes for rehab and now she walks miles at a time.

How easy is it to get an off-label Ozempic prescription for weight loss? We found out

Doctors are alarmed by how easily people who don't have Type 2 diabetes can obtain a prescription for the medication.
Ozempic
Ozempic

Obesity may cause changes in the brain similar to Alzheimer’s, according to a new study

Brain scans show patterns of shrinkage in regions involved in learning, memory and judgment. Experts hope weight loss may help reverse some of the damage.
Image: Alzheimer'S Disease, Scan
Image: Alzheimer'S Disease, Scan

What is the paleo diet and can it help you lose weight?

Dietitians weigh in on whether the meaty paleo diet is healthy — and if it can help you lose weight.
Top view of chicken thighs with bones cooked with mushrooms in a rich sauce, served in a pan.
Top view of chicken thighs with bones cooked with mushrooms in a rich sauce, served in a pan.

Woman, 56, to run 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents

Jill Jamieson runs marathons to raise money for the Alzheimer's Association, as her father died from the diease.

What it’s like to take the blockbuster drugs Ozempic and Wegovy, from severe side effects to losing 50 pounds

Ten people taking the medications for weight loss, diabetes or other chronic health conditions described a wide variety of experiences.
Photo collage: Image of Eric Joiner Jr., Stacey Bollinger, close up of an Ozempic injection, C. Nicole Swiner, Megan Cornelius and Dr. Carey Yazeed.
Photo collage: Image of Eric Joiner Jr., Stacey Bollinger, close up of an Ozempic injection, C. Nicole Swiner, Megan Cornelius and Dr. Carey Yazeed.

The surprising health benefits of potatoes, according to a dietitian

This hearty and much-loved root vegetable is great for weight management and gut health.
A potato with a nutrition label on it, with question marks instead of calories.
A potato with a nutrition label on it, with question marks instead of calories.