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Collagen

Collagen

It has been well-established that collagen is both safe and effective for a variety of uses ranging from arthritis pain relief to improving the appearance of your skin. If you count yourself among those of us who like to know exactly what a supplement is and how it works before adding it to your regimen – keep reading! We’ll dig into how collagen is formed. What is collagen made of? Just […]

How many times have you picked up a supplement bottle and read something along the lines of “take 1 to 4 pills, 2 to 3 times per day”? When you first start taking a new supplement, sometimes it takes a bit of trial and error to determine the optimal dosage for your needs. Often, the packaging or label can be rather vague about how much you should actually take. Luckily, our […]

In short, yes! Collagen is a fantastic supplement to add to your regimen if you’re seeking any one of a variety of health benefits. As with any type of supplement, a few minimal side effects are possible, such as heartburn. It should be noted that collagen supplements may not be appropriate for people allergic to eggs, shellfish, or fish, as supplemental collagen may be derived from any one of these. However, […]

Collagen, a word derived from the Greek word for “glue”, does indeed function similarly to glue in holding our bodies together. Collagen is the most predominant protein in the human body, accounting for 25 to 30% of total protein stores. Collagen is a fibrous protein structurally arranged in a triple helix of two identical and one slightly different protein chains, similar to a spiral staircase. Each of these collagen structures are […]

As part of our commitment to nutritional education, along with the release of our new hydrolyzed collagen powder we want to examine the overall health and appearance benefits of supplementation. Collagen has become a popular supplement with people are adding it to their coffee, sipping bone broth, popping supplemental pills, and applying lotions to their skin. So, exactly what does collagen do that has allowed it to become so popular?   […]