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Why is healing your gut so important?

Why is healing your gut so important?

Most people (and even most doctors) don’t fully appreciate that to be slim and healthy, you need to have a rock-solid gut. Here’s why… You have about 25 feet of intestines filled with approximately...

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Gelatin vs. Collagen

Gelatin vs. Collagen

But what about gelatin? Is it the same or how is it different from collagen? As previously mentioned, collagen is a protein found largely in connective tissue and skin. However, we don’t generally ...

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Where does collagen come from?

Where does collagen come from?

Where does collagen come from? The collagen used to make supplements comes from four main sources–cow (bovine), chicken, pig (porcine), and fish (marine). And while there are countless brands avail...

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What are collagen peptides and hydrolyzed collagen?

What are collagen peptides and hydrolyzed collagen?

What are collagen peptides? You body can’t effectively absorb and utilize collagen in its native state. Thus, it must first undergo a process known as hydrolysis. During this process, large molecul...

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What are collagen supplements and why are they so popular?

What are collagen supplements and why are they so popular?

Unfortunately, as you age, your body’s production of collagen naturally begins to decrease. This often leads to many concerns, such as wrinkles, thinning hair, brittle nails, and joint pain to name...

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What is the role of collagen in our body?

What is the role of collagen in our body?

There are more than 20 different types of collagen. However, as high as 90% of the collagen in your body is made up of Type I, II, and III. Types of Collagen Type of Collagen Key Location(s) ...

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All About Collagen

All About Collagen

What is collagen? Collagen is a strong protein naturally produced by your body. It’s synthesized mainly from two amino acids (the smallest units of protein)–glycine and proline. And it’s the major ...

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