Tag Archives: fruit

get fresh!

We hope you have been inspired by TIEX to be including lots of fresh produce in your meals everyday. You’ve probably noticed that the fresher the ingredients the longer they don’t last  (always a good sign really – be afraid of things that sit in your fridge and never go off!!!) An important consideration for [...]

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GI vs GL

In a world that is already over complicated we believe in keeping things simple here at TIEX, especially when it comes to health and nutrition! But we wanted to share a little bit of information about glycemic index. There is a lot of buzz around glycemic index – (GI) and glycemic load – (GL); but also some [...]

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The clean 15 and the dirty dozen

Here at TIEX we want to try to make healthy eating easier for you by giving you up to date nutrition advice. Eating a wide range of fruits and vegetables is at the core of any healthy eating program. But do you stop to consider the benefits of organic produce? Unfortunately many of the pesticides [...]

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Bananas – natures gatorade!

There is often a lot of talk about the use of sports drinks during exercise, but in most cases fruit such as bananas can be a cheaper, healither more effective option. A recent study looked at how effective bananas were at sustaining cyclists during a period of 3 hour intense exercise compared to a sports drink [...]

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Nutrition news: need help to quit smoking – up your fruit and veggie intake

The benefits behind a diet full of vegetables and fruits are endless. Scientific journals are reporting everyday on reasons to include more plant foods in your diet. A study published last week highlighted the importance of vegetables and fruit in those who were trying to quit smoking. For many people wishing to be more healthy [...]

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Bom dia!

It’s often said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Unfortunately in the western world it is one of the most unhealthiest meals – and the most skipped! Here at TIEX breakfast is enjoyed the way it should be – an abundance of fresh produce to set you for the day ahead. [...]

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