Welcome to The Healthy Giraffe

I am excited to launch this website to provide resources, support and community in an effort to live a healthy lifestyle. Click on the blog title or picture above to read the entire blog.

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The Mysterious & Fantastic Acai Berry

One berry I never heard of until I was going through my health transformation was acai. I was aware of other berries but didn't really consume any of them. Since educating myself and taking action to live healthy I now consume berries daily. The acai berry is commonly used in bowls and juices. If you... Continue Reading →

Duathlon Journey Continues at Las Olas

Learning continued this week as I completed my final duathlon tune-up race prior to the USAT Duathlon National Championship April 13. The race Sunday was the Las Olas Triathlon and Duathlon in Ft. Lauderdale. I raced the event last year competing in the triathlon sprint. The race venue is spectacular as it is adjacent to... Continue Reading →

The Focus Should Be On Fiber

'Drink this smoothie and get 30 grams of protein.' That is a common example of what we see on packaging or hear on advertisements to promote the need to consume more protein. We are inundated with advertisements like we must be deficient. As Dr. Michael Greger states in scientific peer reviewed research, 97% of Americans... Continue Reading →

Great Dates

Since we just passed Valentine's Day I thought it would be good for me to share my thoughts about dates. I have them regularly and genuinely find them to be spectacular in living a healthy lifestyle. OK I will fess up. I'm not talking about going on dates but rather the fruit grown on a... Continue Reading →

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