Ingredients: Powdered Bovine Collagen, Organic powdered blueberries, Rosehip Powder
Per Serving of 12g: Bovine Collagen 10g
Country of Origin: France & RSA
Directions for use: Mix or blend 3 heaped teaspoons (12g) to a glass and top up with water, milk or fruit juice stirring briskly. You may add to a smoothie / shake. Sweeten as desired
More about Collagen:
Collagen is a structural protein that forms connective tissue within the body; it provides form, firmness and strength for bodily tissues, cartilage, ligaments and internal organs. It literally holds the body together, the name collagen comes from the Greek word (kólla), meaning glue. Although we create our own collagen, production decreases with age resulting in loss of skin elasticity and bone density. Other factors like smoking, poor diet, sun exposure and illness can reduce collagen production within the body.
Generations before us, got ample levels of collagen from bone broths, sweet eaters would still get collagen through gelatine but with the decrease of homemade meals and the exclusion of bones from store bought meat; a supplement may be required.
High in amino acids, Collagen is anti-inflammatory making it beneficial for the heart and for those suffering from Osteoporosis and Arthritic conditions, further to being anti-aging collagen maintains skin elasticity and youthfulness. It increases energy and metabolism as well as promote muscle growth and repair.
Sufferers of intestinal permeability leaky gut can benefit from Collagen as it soothes the lining and heals damaged walls within the stomach; its Glycine content aids digestion and clears out toxins.