Blog | Connie Costello Health Coach - Part 2
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Trans Fat Ban By FDA – Is This Real?

     Trans Fat History Trans fats are linked to coronary heart disease as they promote the build up of plaque in the arteries. Food manufacturers began using trans fats over a century ago but it wasn’t until the 1940s that trans fats became really popular. They were used in pizzas, cookies, popcorn, cupcakes, cereals and an infinite

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Cacao or Cocoa Which is Best?

     When I set out to write this blog I never imagined I would be presented with such an amount of conflicing information. Cacao bean is the basic ingredient of chocolate and raw cacao has lots of nutrients. Super high concentrations of antioxidants One of the top food sources for magnesium Rich in the amino

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Really Burger King!

     Fast food chains all over the country are making an effort to offer healthier choices to consumers. In 2013 Mc Donalds removed sodas from the kids menu. In January Wendy’s removed sodas from the kids menu and just three days ago Dairy Queen removed sodas too. In fact Chipotle, Subway, Arby’s, Panera and Burger

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PART II – FOOD TRAPS AT THE RESTAURANT

     AT THE RESTAURANT As we walk through the door all our senses are assaulted. The noise, the smells, the colors, atmosphere, music it’s really a special place. Here we usually eat too much and more of the wrong things! MENU The menu is designed to sell. The pictures and menu titles and descriptions are

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FOOD TRAPS

     AT THE GROCERY STORE There are over 40,000 products in today’s typical grocery store. The food industry is huge and it doesn’t always have your best interest in mind. In fact, food manufacturers are in the business to make money! There are many food traps in a grocery store lets explore some of these.

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I Love These Easy Healthy Smoothie Recipes

     Delicious There is no such thing as the same plain old smoothie! You can make so many delicious combinations be adventurous. The Smoothie Master Recipe I’ve created will help you get creative. Make your delicious smoothie concoctions today get your Master Recipe here. Quick, easy and flexible Minimal preparation is required. Throw all ingredients

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4-Seven8 Breathing by Dr. Andrew Weil

    Dr. Andrew Weil is a medical doctor, teacher and best-selling author. He is recognized as a leader in integrative medicine. He uses Western medicine and alternative therapies to treat patients. I studied him during my training at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and have been following him ever since. I have used this breathing technique

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What is Processed Food And Why You Should Avoid It

    What is processed food? Any food which has been changed from its original form either for taste, convenience or for safety is known as processed food. It is not necessary that all such foods are unhealthy but since their natural state is altered hence in most of the cases there is high possibility of added

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The Power of Now and a Smile

     The Power of Now is a book written by Eckhart Tolle, a German writer and public speaker who lived much of his life depressed until one day he stopped living the unsatisfying past or looking into the unexpected and fearful future and began living the NOW; observing and watching and just being in the

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