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Winter weight tracker

Who wants to venture out for a run when it’s so cosy at home?

As humans, our bodies have evolved with the seasons to eat heavily in the harvest season (autumn) and keep weight on in the winter to protect from the cold and lack of food. We naturally crave warm foods and the fats to protect our organs and skin from wild winds, cooler temperatures and less sunlight.

‘You gain weight in the winter, and then burn it off in the summer’

There’s no question it’s easier to make healthy choices in summer – there’s an abundance of produce in season, the sun is shining, the days are long – and we feel naturally motivated to head outdoors and get active. But come the

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