Collagen Corner

How can collagen help boost your immunity?

How can collagen help boost your immunity?

With a little amino acid known as lysine, that's how! Lysine is one of many amino acids that’s found in collagen. It helps promote collagen growth, helps the body absorb iron and zinc and it aids the immune system by helping produce enzymes, and antibodies. Lysine is one of the essential amino acids which our body cannot produce and must obtain it from our diet. However, to reap all the benefits of lysine, vitamin C is required. Vitamin c acts like a catalyst that kicks lysine into high gear, and that’s where collagen comes into play. Collagen contains two vitamin...

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How collagen can improve your sleep

How collagen can improve your sleep

Each morning we wake up and repeat the same cycle, facing many of the same challenges that carried over from the day before. A disrupted sleep pattern can mean a disrupted lifestyle; with engrained habits that fill up our 'awake time' and spill over into our sleep cycles. One of the best (natural) ways to reclaim proper sleeping patterns is to take a natural supplement like collagen, which contains the amino acid glycine. Studies involving Glycine show that adults can get many of the positive results as sleeping medications, such as improved sleep quality without the feeling of morning drowsiness,...

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How much collagen should I be taking daily?

How much collagen should I be taking daily?

While 2.5 grams of collagen peptides per day is enough to maintain younger-looking skin and prevent cellulite (a), it may not be enough to alleviate aging pains due to joint inflammation—which is also a common problem for serious athletes. According to research 10-12 Grams a day is the recommended amount to support most active adults, helping the body grow stronger connective tissue and provide pain relief while maintaining optimal health overall.     People generally believe that a more strenuous workout requires a higher protein dosage. This is true to a certain extent. Our bodies can tolerate up to 25...

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Why Hot Coffee Doesn't Damage Collagen

Why Hot Coffee Doesn't Damage Collagen

It's totally cool to put a packet of peptides in your hot coffee and here's why.

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4 Reasons to Drink Collagen

4 Reasons to Drink Collagen

There are probably 100 reasons to drink collagen everyday but we've got four really good ones for you here.

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