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5 ways to ‘healthy swap’ this winter to help with your waistline!

It certainly is getting chilly out there this winter and I for one am not a big fan. We have 4 seasons in a year, 3 of which I love but winter, well I don’t know about you but I just get over it very quickly and start fantasizing ( even planning) warm  beach holidays. The one thing that I do look forward to in winter is warming comfort food. I think of soups, stews, curries, slow cooked braises and warming drinks. But some of these comfort foods, along with the desire to lounge around more and hibernate can not be so great for the waistline. You can make a few switches in your diet, to help swap out the not so great for the waistline to sailing through the season feeling and looking good. Here is my list of 5 great healthy swaps that will keep you satisfied and give you that feeling of comfort without the guilt and perhaps that ‘muffin top’! Switch white potatoes to sweet potatoes-  Sweet potatoes are higher in fibre, vitamin A and C, contain fewer calories …