Meet Pendulum Nutrition Communications Liaison Natalie Carabeo, MS RD LDN

Natalie achieved her undergraduate degree in Dietetics and Nutrition from Florida International University. She is a hospital-trained Registered Dietitian, previously dedicating most of her days to educating patients and interns on nutrition therapy for chronic disease management. Although her passion is nutrition, Natalie also completed her Master's in Marketing from Florida International University to better serve the community via tailored communication. With over four years of experience in digital marketing...

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The Science of Healthy Aging

Overview As we get older, the dream of sustaining good health for as long as possible is increasingly top of mind. Aging is a continual process, and right now, different scientific fields are working together to not only find a novel approach to increase lifespan but also to maximize the time we as humans spend disease-free. Reducing the length of time spent sick is associated with the new term: ‘Compression...

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Everything You Need to Know About Lectins

  This guest post is written by Moe Brandi, who holds an MSc in Food Innovation and Health and specializes in bioactive components in foods that improve human health.  Her work centers around natural ingredients and a strong belief that food can be healthy, delicious, and gratifying at the same time.   “If you are familiar with the former heart surgeon, Dr. Steven Gundry, you have probably heard about the...

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How to diversify your diet

Why you should "eat the rainbow" for optimal health. This guest post is written by Moe Brandi who holds an MSc in Food Innovation and Health and specializes in bioactive components in foods that improve human health. Her work centers around natural ingredients and a strong belief that food can be healthy, delicious, and gratifying at the same time.We are increasingly losing diversity in our diets, though there are a...

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Ask the Dietitian: "What are easy, healthier swaps for some of my favorite foods?" [infographic]

You won't even notice (or taste) the difference with our alternatives. Welcome to our series, Ask the Dietitian, where our in-house registered dietitian Kristin Neusel answers all of your burning nutrition and diet-related questions. Kristin is here to inform and empower you in all the food choices you make for yourself. Interested in submitting a question to Kristin? Email it to her at nutrition@pendulumlife.com and we’ll try to answer it in...

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A sports dietitian shares how glucose levels affect energy levels

Plus, her top tips for the everyday athlete. We recently chatted with Anna Turner, MS, RD, CSSD who is currently working as a Sports Dietitian for St Vincent Sports Performance in Indiana. She works with a variety of teams and clients including Butler men's and women's basketball, the Indiana Fever basketball team, and the Colts football team. Her goal is to ensure that every athlete has the basics of sports...

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Spice Up Your Life!

Cooking spices can be a delicious way to stay healthy

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Video: 5 foods people with diabetes CAN eat!

It's all about modification. In her second Facebook Live nutrition session, Pendulum Dietitian Kristin Neusel, offers her best advice for foods you thought you couldn’t eat!  Here are  some highlights from her video:   Carbohydrates are often portrayed as the “bad guys”; however, it’s all about picking the right carbohydrates while focusing on higher fiber and lower added sugars. Here are the top 5 foods people with diabetes think they can’t...

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A Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine Discusses the Connection Between Diabetes and the Microbiome

Pendulum CEO and Co-Founder Colleen Cutcliffe chatted with Dr. Beverly Yates, a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine whose area of specialty is helping women manage their blood-sugar levels, reduce stress and improve sleep. Why is diabetes something that you care about?  Diabetes has become a worldwide crisis. The increase in the incidence of Type 2 diabetes around the world is stunning. In my mind, it is one of the few chronic...

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Our Chief Medical Officer is focused on safe type 2 diabetes solutions

Dr. Orville Kolterman is a pioneer in the diabetes space. As Pendulum's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Orville Kolterman is passionate about type 2 diabetes solutions that are both safe and effective. Dr. Kolterman has had a prolific career in the medical field of type 2 diabetes. He was previously the Chief Medical Officer at Amylin Pharmaceuticals, where he brought four diabetes drugs from early-stage development through trials and to market....

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What is the FODMAP diet?

and what is its role in helping to relieve IBS symptoms

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A Dietitian’s Tips For a Healthy Type 2 Diabetes Eating

How to make the right food choices without sacrificing flavor It can be challenging to make good choices about what to eat, and when, with Type 2 diabetes. How do you know which foods will nourish your body best and help you manage your Type 2 diabetes?  Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Antonella Dewell (MS, RDN) has some helpful answers. Dewell is passionate about empowering people to change their diets so they...

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