Let us answer a few of your burning questions about this super nutrient and how it can help you support skin firmness, hydration and elasticity as well as promoting healthier hair and nails. Sounds amazing right? Well we think it is!
What is collagen?
Collagen is a protein made up of a unique combination of amino acids - Glycine, Proline, Hydroxyproline and Arginine (sounds very scientific so bear with us!).
Approximately 30% of the protein in your body is made up of Collagen which are strong and durable structures that can be found in numerous parts of the body including in bones, tendons and ligaments.
What does collagen do?
Collagen is a super nutrient and helps to strengthen and protect various structures of the body. Collagen is widely known for protecting and improving skin health by reducing the absorption and the spreading of toxins and micro-organism. Scientists have also revealed that the discovery of a clue that collagen may trigger chemical signals that can help protect the body from cancer's growth.
Collagen is also found in muscle tissue, blood vessels, digestive tract and your heart amongst others and is even the major component of your hair and nails which is why consuming collagen can help to improve and strengthen these structures.