ESSENTIAL for aging without wrinkles, lovely locks, nails, and minimal joint pain!
What is it? Collagen.
And just what is collagen? Protein, one of the most abundant proteins in our body.
Read on for some good info on the best way to bump up your collagen levels.
Spoiler alert - its easier than you may have been led to believe and expensive supplements aren't the only source.
Your body naturally produces collagen by combining amino acids and key vitamins and minerals and...
While collagen rich foods are commonly found in animal/fish skin, bones, tendons, and ligaments you can support collagen production in the body by eating foods rich in protein, vitamin C, zinc, and copper
Yes, your body can naturally make collagen by combining amino acids (found in protein) with vitamin C, zinc, and copper. Rather than reaching for supplements begin to help your body produce collagen by consuming a combination of foods high in these key nutrients. While supplements can play a role in augmenting our health, food sources are the ideal first choice.
Food Revolution Network offers great information on collagen detailing what it is, what causes its break down, diet impacts, foods that contain collagen and those that help with its production in this article. In addition you'll find some recipes to enjoy.
Let me add, before you jump on any of the latest trends rampant in the media or buzzing around in your circles be sure you get more information. This suggestion applies to most everything that is purported to be a hero product or approach and procedure. Due diligence is needed now more than ever given the plethora of so called or self proclaimed experts.
Look for the data to verify the claims and look at who funded the research for that data. Be sure there is no conflict of interest that may have skewed the results. It can be quite revealing.
Your health is a precious commodity. Treat it this way.
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