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What is Collagen?

Posted on April 01 2019

In our previous post about how collagen can affect one’s hair, we touched briefly on what it is. There is a ton of information out there about collagen, and what it can do for you. We’ll make your life easier, here, and break it down. If you already know a little bit about collagen, find out how to choose the right collagen for yourself here.

 

Collagen is the most prevalent protein in the human body. It is the cement that holds everything together. It’s found in your ligaments, bones, and joints. This protein has a ton of benefits from promoting skin hydration (may help reduce fine lines, wrinkles and cellulite), promoting healthy bone, joints, and tendons (may ease joint pain and help in work out recovery), and aid in digestive health.  

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Collagen contains the amino acid proline and it’s essential for biosynthesis. Basically, proline encourages the body to produce collagen on its own; however, our collagen production begins to decline around the age of 25. Glycine is also found in collagen, which promotes healthy DNA and RNA strands. You want healthy building blocks so that your body functions properly.  

 

Just Bloom’s collagen is bovine-derived. Cattle are an excellent source of these amino acids. In addition, the previous mentioned benefits, supplementing with bovine sourced collagen include aiding with treatment of osteoarthritis, help with gastroesophageal reflux disease, muscle recovery and tissue repair, and the list goes on. Collagen provides many benefits; both internal and external! Take advantage of these benefits by using this coupon code MYBLOOM15 at check out.  

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