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The RawBeautySource AudioBlog: Health, Beauty & Nutrition

In The RawBeautySource AudioBlog we talk about health, wellness, skinare, and nutrition! But not from the usual perspective! We stand against popularizing mass misconceptions about health, beauty, and eating. And we are here to give you a sneak peek into why viral health trends can be scientifically wrong and even dangerous: from using sugar-based face scrubs, to eating spoonfuls of coconut oil. We use the latest scientific research papers, as well as leading medical journals and magazines to source our knowledge. We also collaborate with experienced health professionals to make sure you get the most accurate and important information. Because your health matters! Visit rawbeautysource.com for more detailed blog articles about health, beauty and nutrition related topics.

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Natural Stool Softeners: 4 Ways to Relieve Constipation
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Ivan Lyutakov, MD, PhD. This audio article will guide you through 4 natural methods that can help you soften your stools, relieve constipation symptoms, and recover your gut’s healthy and regular functions. Let's get started! 00:00 Intro 02:03 Examples of how to naturally soften your stools 02:07 Eat more fiber 02:56 Stay hydrated 03:28 Eat more fruits and veggies 04:37 Move your body 05:00 Conclusion 05:33 Frequently asked questions about constipation You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/natural-stool-softeners-ways-to-relieve-constipation/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
07:10 05/09/2021
Do You Need A Kidney Cleanse Diet? [According to a Renal Dietitian]
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Melanie Betz MS, RD, CSR, CSG, LDN Kidney cleanse regimens and other detox diet plans are ubiquitous. But, do these kidney cleanse diets actually work? Who should follow a kidney cleanse or detox? Let's get started! 00:00 Intro 00:23 What Is a Kidney Cleanse Diet? 00:50 Do You Need a Kidney Cleanse? 01:24 Possible Dangers of a Kidney Cleanse 01:27 Poor Nutrition 02:37 Dangerously High Consumption of Nutrients 03:40 Dehydration 04:00 Poorly Regulated Supplements 04:29 What Can I Do For Kidney Health? 05:09 Can I Improve Kidney Function? You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/do-you-need-a-kidney-cleanse-diet/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
06:08 29/08/2021
Ketoconazole shampoo: Benefits, Risks and How to Use It? [Dermatologist Reviewed]
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Rina Allawh, MD, FAAD If you consider using ketoconazole shampoo, it’s important to know not only its potential benefits, but also its side effects, how to use it correctly, as well as other key information. Because after all, this is not your regular drugstore shampoo: it’s a medical one! Let's get started! 00:00 Intro 01:24 Benefits of ketoconazole shampoo 01:26 The advice from Dr. Allawh (Board-Certified Dermatologist) 03:49 Can you buy ketoconazole shampoo without prescription? 04:31 What are the side effects of ketoconazole shampoo? 05:21 How to use ketoconazole shampoo? You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/ketoconazole-shampoo/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
06:38 22/08/2021
How to REALLY get rid of stretch marks? [Dermatologist Approved]
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Sarah Cannon M.D., F.A.A.D. Do stretch mark creams actually work? Are there ways to really get rid of stretch marks? This article will guide you through the answers to those two important questions! Let’s dive in! 00:00 Intro 01:21 Do stretch mark creams actually work? 01:24 The advice from Dr. Cannon (Board-Certified Dermatologist) 03:27 How to treat appeared stretch marks? 04:23 Light and laser therapies 05:00 Radiofrequency 05:19 Microdermabrasion, microneedling, and ultrasound devices 05:41 Camouflage tattoo You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/how-to-really-get-rid-of-stretch-marks/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
05:57 15/08/2021
How Much Water to Drink Per Day? [Dietitian Approved]
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Calla Fong RD, MHSc How much water should we drink per day? What health benefits are associated with proper hydration? How to stay hydrated during the day? How much water is too much? This article will guide you through the answers of these frequently asked questions! Let’s get started! 00:00 Intro 01:17 How much water to drink daily? 03:09 Benefits of drinking water 03:21 Reduced cravings for calorie-dense, low-nutrition foods 03:55 Brain function 04:25 Disease prevention and health promotion 05:55 The advice from Calla Fong (Registered Dietitian) 07:05 How to stay hydrated? 08:27 How much water is too much? You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/how-much-water-to-drink-per-day/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
09:20 08/08/2021
7 Impressive Health Benefits of Berries [ Dietitian Approved ]
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Calla Fong RD, MHSc This article will guide you through those health benefits, list the most popular berries that you can find in the grocery store, and show you how you can incorporate more berries into your diet. Let's get started! 00:00 Intro 01:01 Which fruits are berries? 01:30 What is the nutritional value of berries? 01:55 What Are the Health Benefits of Eating Berries? 01:58 The advice from Calla Fong (Registered Dietitian): 02:34 Support brain health 03:03 Reduce the risk of heart disease 03:58 Reduced risk of cancer 04:31 Support immune system 04:54 Improve urinary tract health 05:22 Balance blood pressure 05:55 Balance blood sugar levels 06:25 How much berries should you eat? 06:46 How to eat more berries? 07:23 Frequently asked questions about berries You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/7-impressive-health-benefits-of-berries/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
09:31 01/08/2021
Does Working Out Really Help You Lose Weight? [ Explained by a Dietitian ]
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Annette O'Neill, MS, RDN If you have ever asked yourself those questions, this article is for you! It doesn’t matter if you love your workout time or persistently intend to avoid exercise as a weight management activity. Knowing what happens to your body when you do sport is very important. Let's get started! 00:00 Intro 00:55 Does working out make you lose weight? 01:37 The advice from Annette O'Neill (Registered Dietitian & Nutritionist) 02:56 Annette O'Neill (Registered Dietitian & Nutritionist) says 03:12 Can you lose weight only with exercise? 03:14 Annette O'Neill (Registered Dietitian & Nutritionist) says 04:21 Why exercise doesn’t help weight loss? 06:13 Tip from Annette O'Neill 06:46 What are the benefits of exercise? 08:16 Conclusion You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/does-working-out-really-help-us-lose-weight/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
08:41 25/07/2021
Beta Hydroxy Acids (BHAs): Effect, Benefits, Risks & Tips [Dermatologist Approved]
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Rina Allawh, MD, FAAD There are two types of cosmetic acids: Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA) and Beta Hydroxy Acids (BHA). And while we delve deep into the topic of AHAs in a whole another blog post, this article focuses entirely on BHAs, their function, benefits, drawbacks, and safety. 00:00 Intro 01:27 What are beta hydroxy acids? 02:21 How beta hydroxy acids work? 03:23 Why are BHAs good for skin? 03:26 The advice from Dr. Allawh (Board-Certified Dermatologist) 06:36 What are the downsides of BHAs? 08:03 Are beta hydroxy acids safe for all skin types? You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/acids-in-skincare-beta-hydroxy-acid-uses-benefits/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
09:11 18/07/2021
The BEST Meat Substitutes [ Dietitian Approved ]
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Melanie Betz MS, RD, CSR, CSG, LDN It's important to understand not only the nutritional value of meat substitutes, but also the potential health risks of its consumption. This article will guide you through these topics and will show you 4 nutritious substitutes for red meat! 00:00 Intro 00:45 Is meat healthy? 02:02 What are the health risks of eating meat? 02:33 The advice from Melanie Betz (Registered Dietitian) 03:34 What foods can be substituted for meat? 03:37 Legumes, Whole Grains, Nuts, Seeds 04:06 Soy Products (Like Tofu & Tempeh) 04:49 Fortified Foods 05:28 Fish And Seafood 06:30 Frequently asked questions about meat alternatives/meat substitutes You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/the-best-meat-substitutes/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
08:39 11/07/2021
Aloe Vera Gel: Skin Benefits, Side Effects & How to Choose It [Dermatologist Approved]
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Rina Allawh, MD, FAAD 00:00 Intro 01:17 What are the benefits of Aloe Vera gel? 01:19 The advice from Dr. Allawh (Board-Certified Dermatologist) 04:26 Improved skin moisture and integrity 05:09 Faster wound healing 05:56 Prevent formation of skin ulcers 06:10 Skin protection 06:23 Improved oral health 06:52 Stronger, shinier hair 07:13 Does Aloe Vera gel have any side effects? 07:44 How to use Aloe Vera gel? You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/aloe-vera-gel-beauty-benefits/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
09:00 04/07/2021
Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs): Effect, Benefits, Risks & Tips [Dermatologist Reviewed]
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Sarah Cannon M.D., F.A.A.D. This article will guide you through all the aspects of alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), and will answer common questions like “How do AHAs impact the skin?”, “Are AHAs suitable for every skin type?” and others. 00:00 Intro 00:57 What are alpha hydroxy acids? 02:46 The advice from Dr. Cannon (Board-Certified Dermatologist) 03:38 How alpha hydroxy acids work? 04:08 Why are AHAs good for skin? 04:52 What are the downsides of AHAs? 06:45 Are alpha hydroxy acids safe for all skin types? 07:19 How to use alpha hydroxy acid? 07:55 Frequently asked questions about AHAs You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/acids-in-skincare-alpha-hydroxy-acid-uses-benefits/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
10:14 27/06/2021
14 Best Sunscreens of 2021: Dermatologist Recommendations
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Rina Allawh, MD, FAAD 00:00 Intro 00:47 What types of sunscreens are there? 01:17 What is SPF? 01:30 Is a higher number SPF better than a low-number one? 02:22 Amount of SPF 02:57 Tip from Dr. Allawh 03:04 Purchasing a sunscreen 03:18 Tip from Dr. Allawh 03:33 Sunscreen recommendations 04:25 SPF for sensitive and/or acne-prone skin 05:06 Safety of Sunscreen 05:39 SPF clothing 06:03 Dr. Allawh’s Sunscreen Tips You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/best-sunscreens-2021/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
08:06 20/06/2021
5 Hormones that Prevent you from Losing Weight [Doctor Reviewed]
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Dr. Robin Lewis, ND This article will guide you through the hormones that play a role in weight management! Keep in mind that hormonal imbalance is a serious health condition that may require medical attention and tailored advice. Do not try to self-diagnose or treat such conditions without having a consultation with your healthcare provider. Now let’s dive into the details! 00:00 Intro 01:20 Dr. Lewis (Naturopathic Physician) says 02:17 How do hormones impact weight? 03:25 What can cause hormonal imbalances? 03:49 Dr. Lewis (Naturopathic Physician) says 04:02 What hormones affect weight? 04:21 Estrogen 05:33 Cortisol 06:17 Dr. Lewis (Naturopathic Physician) says 06:33 Leptin 07:33 Insulin 08:36 Tip from Dr. Lewis 08:53 Human growth hormone 09:28 The advice from Dr. Lewis (Naturopathic Physician) 10:09 Conclusion You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/5-hormones-that-prevent-you-from-losing-weight/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
10:43 13/06/2021
Is Sugar Harmful to Your Kidneys? [Kidney Dietitian Reviewed]
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Melanie Betz MS, RD, CSR, CSG, LDN While sugar consumption will not directly harm your kidneys if your blood sugar levels are normal, consistently eating too much added sugar may cause diabetes and associated high blood glucose. High blood glucose may cause kidney damage and impraired blood filtration efficiency. Now let’s dive into the details! 00:00 Intro 01:35 Does too much sugar cause kidney disease? 01:38 The advice from Melanie Betz (Registered Dietitian) 03:23 High blood sugar 04:07 Hypertension 04:46 Does sugar cause kidney stones? 05:19 Diet for diabetes and kidney disease You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/is-sugar-harmful-to-kidneys/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
06:35 06/06/2021
Healthy skin: What Vitamins and Minerals to Take? [Dermatologist Reviewed]
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Rina Allawh, MD, FAAD In this article we talk vitamins and minerals! We will guide you through the micronutrients that support skin health and the foods rich in these. 00:00 Intro 01:30 Copper 02:04 Selenium 02:34 Zinc 03:13 Vitamin A 04:01 Tip from Dr. Allawh 05:08 Vitamin C 05:46 Tip from Dr. Allawh 06:36 Vitamin D 08:25 Tip from Dr. Allawh 08:52 Vitamin E 09:36 What else to consider? You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/glowing-skin-what-minerals-to-take-guide/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
10:22 30/05/2021
Coconut Aminos: What, Why, and How? [Dietitian Reviewed]
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Calla Fong RD, MHSc Many people who want to limit their soy, gluten, and salt intake may reach for coconut aminos instead of the regular soy sauce. But for many others, coconut aminos are just a mysterious condiment: What is it? What is the taste? Why do people take it? Is it good for you? Are there any risks? This article will honestly answer these questions! 00:00 Intro 01:03 What is coconut aminos? 02:34 Why take coconut aminos? 03:28 The advice from Calla Fong (Registered Dietitian) 03:53 Are coconut aminos good for you? 04:53 What else to consider about coconut aminos? You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/coconut-aminos-what-why-and-how/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
06:14 23/05/2021
9 Health Facts About Kefir You Need to Know About [Dietitian Reviewed]
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Calla Fong RD, MHSc If you are searching for reasons to include kefir into your diet, this article is for you! It will guide you through 9 amazing facts about kefir that will help you understand this food’s properties better. 00:00 Intro 00:52 Kefir can be made from milk or water 02:05 The advice from Calla Fong (Registered Dietitian) 03:06 Is kefir lactose-free? 03:34 What nutrients are in kefir? 04:08 Gut-healthy drink 04:52 Immune system support 05:27 May reduce risk of obesity 06:01 May improve cholesterol profile 06:29 May relieve allergy symptoms 06:47 May support bone and heart health 07:22 Conclusion You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/kefir-the-lactose-free-diary-product/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
08:11 16/05/2021
17 Stress Symptoms: How to Recognize Too Much Stress? [Doctor Reviewed]
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Dr. Robin Lewis, ND This article is dedicated to highlighting the different stress symptoms that you may often recognize but neglect. If you know and understand how stress manifests itself in symptoms, you can then take the measures necessary to relieve it, or counteract some of its impact on your health. 00:00 Intro 01:11 Tip from Dr. Lewis 02:00 What are the physical symptoms of stress? 03:02 Tip from Dr. Lewis 03:55 What are the psychological effects of stress? 05:00 Can stress be a good thing? 06:00 How to cope with stress? 07:50 FAQ You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/do-you-suffer-from-chronic-stress-learn-the-true-symptoms/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
09:22 09/05/2021
Are Bananas Harmful to Your Kidneys?
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Melanie Betz MS, RD, CSR, CSG, LDN In this audio article, we will talk bananas, potassium, and kidney health! We will guide you through frequently asked questions about the effect of potassium on blood pressure, kidney stones, kidney disease, and dialysis. Are bananas harmful to your kidneys? Can you eat bananas with chronic kidney disease? Do bananas cause kidney stones? Conclusion You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/are-bananas-harmful-to-your-kidneys/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
08:12 03/05/2021
DASH Diet Explained [5 Common Questions Answered]
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Melanie Betz MS, RD, CSR, CSG, LDN Some of the most common unhealthy eating habits include the overconsumption of foods high in hydrogenated fats, sodium, processed meat, refined grains, as well as foods and beverages with added refined sugars. One particular diet focuses on changing those eating patterns to prevent the development of chronic diseases and improve the quality of life of individuals who already suffer from hypertension, KD, diabetes, etc.: DASH diet. What is a DASH diet? What are DASH diet foods? How much should you eat on DASH diet? Who should follow the DASH diet? How to adopt DASH diet? You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/dash-diet-explained-5-common-questions-answered/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
06:48 29/04/2021
Dietary Protein and Kidney Disease: 4 Facts You Should Know About
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Melanie Betz MS, RD, CSR, CSG, LDN Diet is a key factor when it comes to preserving our kidneys’ health. In fact, almost all kidney diseases (KD) benefit from a change of diet as part of the treatment process. This audio article will guide you through the relationship between kidneys and protein! Can high protein diet compromise kidney health? High blood pressure can be a leading cause for CKD Can plant-based protein consumption slow down kidney malfunction? Do all kidney patients need the same amount of protein? Conclusion You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/dietary-protein-and-kidney-disease-4-facts-you-should-know-about/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
05:13 22/04/2021
12 Health Benefits of Eating Plant-Based
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Melanie Betz MS, RD, CSR, CSG, LDN Plant-based diet is associated with various health benefits like improved cholesterol profile, balanced blood pressure, reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, improved digestion, delayed progression of kidney disease, and supported mental health. This article will guide you through the important health benefits of long-term plant-based eating. What is plant-based diet? What are the benefits of plant-based diet? How to adopt plant-based diet? What are the disadvantages of a plant-based diet? You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/health-benefits-of-eating-plant-based/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
08:39 18/04/2021
Prevention of Kidney Stones: Which Foods To Avoid?
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Melanie Betz MS, RD, CSR, CSG, LDN When it comes to diet, there are different foods for you to focus on, depending on the type of kidney stones you suffer from: Calcium Oxalate, Calcium Phosphate, Uric Acid, or Cystine Stones. However, in this article, we will focus on Calcium Oxalate and Uric Acid stones, as those are the two most common types of stones. Calcium oxalate stones Uric acid stones But what are the specific YES/NO foods? Conclusion You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/prevention-of-kidney-stones-which-foods-to-avoid-oxalate-uric-acid-stones/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
05:03 13/04/2021
What Are the Benefits of Eating Less Salt?
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Melanie Betz MS, RD, CSR, CSG, LDN This audio article will guide you through the daily salt recommendations, the risks of sodium overconsumption, and the potential health benefits of eating less salt on a daily basis. How much salt to eat daily? What are the risks of eating too much salt? Why is eating less salt good for you? Is it healthy to eat no salt? Conclusion You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/what-are-the-benefits-of-eating-less-salt/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
07:10 07/04/2021
Low Potassium Diet: Everything You Need to Know
This audio article is based on an article, written by Melanie Betz MS, RD, CSR, CSG, LDN Potassium is one of the most misunderstood nutrients in kidney disease. Do you need to avoid potassium? How much potassium is okay to have? Read on to learn all about potassium and kidney disease. Who Needs a Low Potassium Diet? Normal Potassium Level High Potassium Level Benefits of a High Potassium Diet What Is a Low Potassium Diet? Foods High in Potassium High Potassium Foods Potassium Food Additives Low Potassium Diet Foods Low Potassium Vegetables Low Potassium Fruits Lower Potassium Dairy Swaps Beans, Nuts & Seeds on a Low Potassium Diet You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/low-potassium-diet/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
06:55 24/03/2021
White Rice vs Brown Rice: Which Is Healthier?
This audio article is based on an article, written by Claudia Hleap MS, RD, LDN This audio article will will compare the nutritional characteristics of brown and white rice and will give you a better understanding of the properties and health impact of each food. Rice nutrition Macronutrients Micronutrients Calories Fiber Glycemic load (GL) Is rice good for you? Healthiest rice: the conclusion So should you eat white or brown rice? You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/white-rice-vs-brown-rice/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
08:16 21/03/2021
10 Budget-Friendly Superfoods You Need To Know About
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Annette O'Neill, MS, RDN What are the benefits of superfoods? Are all superfoods expensive? List of budget-friendly superfoods Are all superfoods plant-based? You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/top-10-superfoods/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
09:59 14/03/2021
Natural Muscle Relaxers: 34 Foods & Supplements for Sore Muscles
This audio article is based on an article, written by Annette O'Neill, MS, RDN Herbs Omega 3 fatty acids Protein and amino acids Caffeine Other approaches You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/natural-muscle-relaxers-34-foods-supplements-for-sore-muscles/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
07:03 14/03/2021
How Does Your Body Burn Calories? [ And How To Burn More ]
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Annette O'Neill, MS, RDN How does your body burn calories? Activities that help you lose weight You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/how-does-the-body-burn-calories/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
07:38 13/03/2021
8 Amazing Benefits of Green Tea You Should Know About
This audio article is based on an article, reviewed by Annette O'Neill, MS, RDN Does green tea keep you awake? Can green tea help with weight loss? Does green tea detox the body? Can green tea reduce inflammation? Does green tea boost the immune system? Does drinking tea improve brain health? Can green tea bags reduce dark circles? Can green tea help mouth ulcers? You can read the full article at: https://rawbeautysource.com/8-benefits-of-green-tea-you-should-know-about-health-beauty/ Follow RawBeautySource at Instagram.
07:37 13/03/2021