Guest Blogger

Leah Segedie

Leah Segedie

Leah Segedie, founder of the Mamavation community, food activist and social media consultant is a “100 lbs. Loser”. She uses her experience and "green" knowledge to lead the Mamavation community by teaching “digital moms” healthy living practices to combat disease in their home. Together, the women of Mamavation have lost over 3,500 lbs. Leah is also a very passionate food activist. She organizes trending twitter parties monthly to educate the public about the food supply and other issues impacting public health. And brands love to work with Leah because she has over 9,500 bloggers in the Bookieboo Network to create wellness related campaigns with.

Leah has been recognized for several feats in her professional and personal life such as being named “Mom of the Year” by Shape Magazine, being named the 4th most Influential Mommy Blogger by Cision Media, Top 10 Woman Changing School Nutrition, compared to Lady Gaga for her unique social media tactics in The Huffington Post, and Favorite Weight Loss Blog by Fitness Magazine.

Leah's story, communities and work have also been featured in the following publications: CNN, ABC, NBC, The O’Reiley factor, The Talk, Yahoo, Ladies Home Journal, Fitness Magazine, Shape Magazine, The Huffington Post, Women’s Day, Fitness RX, etc. Leah has a Masters in Communication Management from the University of Southern California. She was also Commencement Speaker during her 2001 Graduation Ceremony at the University of Southern California when she received her Bachelor’s of Arts in Communication. She lives in Simi Valley with her husband and three young children.

For more from Leah:
Twitter: @bookieboo
email: bookieboo78(at)gmail(dot)com


Blog Posts by Leah Segedie

  • How Men In White Lab Coats Have Stolen Your Parental Rights

    How Men In White Lab Coats Have Stolen Your Parental Rights

    The grocery store has become a political battleground. It’s not the kind of political battle where Republicans and Democrats duke it out. It’s a battle ground where scientists in white lab coats and giant food companies steal the rights from moms, dads, grandparents, doctors & nurses, chefs & school cafeterias, and the rest of the […]

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  • Obesity Media Campaigns

    Obesity Media Campaigns: Why Is It Okay to Call Children Fat?

    “It’s hard to be a little girl if you’re not.” Those were the hurtful words on just one of the many billboards used in the Strong 4 Life campaign in Georgia in 2012. The ads were intended to be helpful – to give parents a wake-up call and encourage them to help their children lead […]

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  • How Safe is your Water

    How Safe is your Water?

    What would you do if you woke up one morning and the water coming from your tap was poisoned? You wouldn’t be able to drink, cook or bathe in it. That was the reality for over 100,000 families in West Virginia in early January. Over 7,500 gallons of a chemical called 4-methylcyclohexane methanol leaked from […]

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  • Whats Hiding In Your Baby Formula

    What’s Hiding In Your Baby Formula?

    Genetically modified ingredients (GMOs) are in about 85% of a conventional grocery store, including the baby aisle where we find infant formula and baby food. And when GMOs have no long-term independent testing behind them, is it safe to put into baby formula? The truth is, we don’t actually know. What do we know about […]

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  • Is the FDA Protecting Your Lady Bits

    Is the FDA Protecting Your Lady Bits?

    Not everyone has a daughter, but as women feminine hygiene products are a necessary way to manage that time of month. I spent years using them without even a thought to what they were made of. I never considered the possibility they could be harmful until Andrea Donsky from Naturally Savvy brought this issue to […]

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