Collection: Collagen Powders

Collagen is a structural protein that makes up the structure or framework of your cells and tissues. Collagen is the most abundant structural protein in animals. There are 28 known types of collagen, with type I collagen accounting for 90% of the collagen in the human body.

Collagen is composed mainly of the amino acids glycine, proline, and hydroxyproline. These amino acids form three strands, which make up the triple-helix structure characteristic of collagen.

Collagen is found in connective tissue, skin, tendons, bones, and cartilage. It provides structural support to tissues and plays essential roles in cellular processes, including 

  • tissue repair
  • immune response
  • cellular communication
  • cellular migration, a process necessary for tissue maintenance

Connective tissue cells called fibroblasts produce and maintain collagen. As people grow older, their collagen becomes fragmented, fibroblast function becomes impaired, and collagen production slows. These changes, along with the loss of another critical structural protein called elastin, lead to signs of ageing such as sagging skin and wrinkles.

Your body naturally produces collagen, and you can consume it through dietary sources such as chicken skin, fish skin, and collagen supplements. Oral and topical collagen products like supplements and face creams are famous for treating signs of ageing such as wrinkles, loss of skin hydration, and joint pain.

You can take Collagen as a supplement or add it to hot and cold beverages and foods such as oatmeal, yoghurt, and energy balls and you can also purchase it in powder form or in a capsule. 

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