Heather Kokesch Del Castillo

Heather Kokesch Del Castillo is a health coach living in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Before she moved to Florida, she was able to freely and successfully operate  her dietary advice business, Constitution Nutrition, without needing to bother with a dietetics or nutrition license. In California, no such license even exists. It was only after Heather moved to Florida, because of her husband’s career in the Air Force, that running her popular business suddenly became a crime. In May 2017, the Florida Department of Health served her with a cease-and-desist letter ordering her to stop giving dietary advice and fining her $754. Now she’s joined with the Institute for Justice to defend her First Amendment rights.

  • October 3, 2017    |   Economic Liberty First Amendment

    Florida Diet Coaching

    Florida Health Coach Threatened with Jail and Big Fines for Merely Offering Dietary Advice

    Do adults have the right to talk to other adults about what to buy at the grocery store? That’s the question raised by a federal lawsuit filed by the Institute for Justice on behalf of Florida-based health coach Heather Kokesch Del Castillo. In 2014, Heather left an unfulfilling career to found Constitution Nutrition, a business…

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