Holistic Health Coaching with Kenzie Harrick

Must Have Been Something I Ate GIVEAWAY

(Win your copy by commenting)

“If you are taking a daily probiotic supplement, it’s best to alternate between brands. Since different brands typically carry different strands of active bacteria culture, it’s best to switch it up and confuse the bad baceria in your system!”

This is only one of the tips offered in Vega Nutritionist Peggy K’s new book, Must Have Been Something I Ate, A book that I was lucky enough to receive pre-release to review here on my blog.

The Good:

  • Must Have Been Something I Ate is an astounding resource for figuring out which foods can be used for various ailments. From energy, depression, PMS, muffin tops, skin, sleep, immune support, metabolism, hormones, and sex–M.H.B.S.I.A. gives you the foods and nutrients you should be looking for, and best of all where to get them in a neatly organizes “resources” section.
  • For example, did you know Goji Berries, are great for anti-aging and boosting your immune system. Or that Chlorella is a great food for boosting energy, weightloss, sex drive, immune support, and detoxification (especially for heavy metals).
  • With my nutrition clients, this book will become an amazing resource for choosing foods and supplements to attack those nuance issues we sometimes need the extra boost of superfoods to fix. Safe to say – M.H.B.S.I.A. enlightens most of the solutions to pesty health problems!
  • It’s like a food-fix-it guide for every issue you might have. In an easy to read and well organized outline – this book is a great resource for everyone!
  • After providing all of this amazing health information, Peggy K shares some gorgeous looking and nutritionally dense recipes so you can use your recently read inspiration in the kitchen.

The Bad:

  • Listen up, girlfriend, if you want to boogie the night away in your 6 inch heals and then get yo’ freak on while looking fab in your barely there lengerie, you need to be eating ____. Okay, so this isn’t an exact quote, but M.H.B.S.I.A. uses very cheeky slang. While this helps keep talks of vitamins and minerals more interesting, the cheap-talk can sometimes feel a little forced and make the audience (you) feel a little stereotyped.
  • The book doesn’t address an important issue with food and supplements that I think needs to be addressed: quality. Popping a supermarket brand B-Complex will not solve all your problems – unwanted additives and low quality concentrations of vitamins can make these “natural remedies” seem like they just don’t work. This is SO not true, but quality is important and that should have been addressed.

BUT overall, a fantastic-must-have read that is enlightening, inspiring, and powerful.

Luckily: We’re giving away a copy of this Must-Have book right here. WIN YOUR COPY BY COMMENTING BELOW.

I must thank Peggy K’s team at Vega and Sequel Naturals for also sending some awesome vega samples  for me to jumpstart my morning with energizing, delicious, and filling smoothies. Vega products are of the highest quality – with servings of fruits and veggies, probiotics, gluten-free, vegan protein, and a ton of other nutrients. The wide variety of flavors made for a week of truley-delicious smoothies – which I boost even further with some fresh fruit and added greens.

Thank you, Sequel, for the chance to review the book and make some fabulous morning meals!

Win a Copy of Peggy K’s Must Have Been Something I Ate by commenting on this post! I will pick a winner on Friday, June 3rd!

  1. Alyxie

    This sounds like a great read! I wish I had this information so I could start changing my diet and lifestyle. Thanks for the suggestion!

  2. Samantha Angela @ Bikini Birthday
    Samantha Angela @ Bikini Birthday05-30-2011

    Sounds like there’s a lot of good advice in the book! I’d love to win :)

  3. Aubrey

    Would be amazing to win. I need advice! Thank you I love your blog big follower;)~

  4. susan m
    susan m05-30-2011

    i need to get this book for my sister, who has been eating a really bad diet and wondering why she feels awful

  5. Christiane

    Would love to read this book!

  6. Christine

    Thanks for the great review…the book sounds amazing :) Would love to win a copy!!

  7. Sara Best
    Sara Best05-31-2011

    This has been on my To Read list since I first saw the announcement that it was coming out! I love the Vega products and I think Peggy is just adorable.

    Thanks for the great review – very balanced with both the Good and the Bad. Makes me want to read it even more.

  8. MsTammy

    Love your posts, would love to read your book. Congrats on the publishing!!

  9. Natalie

    WOw I feel this is much needed information filled in this book that would be an much help in my nutrition study in helping my family & others on their “healthy & happy” journey’s:)

  10. Rob

    Kenzie, thanks for the great book review. I’d love to have a copy to read. Thanks for the opportunity to win it! – Rob

  11. Susannah

    I would love to win! Sounds like a fantastic book that is right up my alley :)

  12. Katelynn

    Ever since I have followed Brendan Brazier’s Thrive in 30, I have purchased the book, and have since then been a follower of Vega, as well as Peggy. Would think that It would be a great read and have more information to learn from!

  13. Dawn

    I think that this book would be an awesome resource tool for everyone. It can bet pretty confusing out there!!!

  14. Krysta

    Sounds like a good read, thanks for the info!

    • Kenzie

      Krysta! You won the giveaway – email me your shipping information so I can get this in the mail this week for you! Congrats :)

  15. chris*

    how exciting- just got off my master cleanse and stoked on raw- what perfect timing ^^

  16. Megan

    I’ve been a vegetarian for a while, but more recently was diagnosed with SEVERAL food allergies and sensitivities. (dairy, gluten, shellfish, peanuts, cashews, mango, pineapple) My family was concerned about what I COULD eat. I’m a runner and now venturing into triathlons as well. Vega Health Optimizer has been one of the greatest additions to my diet/lifestyle. I’m definitely going to pick up this book if I don’t win because I think it will be another exceptional resource to add to my nutrition library. Thanks for the review!!

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