I’m sure lately you’ve been hearing A LOT about collagen. Well, I’m here to help explain how amazing it really is!
Do you want to improve your digestion, strengthen hair & nails, reverse the signs of aging, and reduce cellulite and/or stretch marks? YES. YES. YES.
Well first, let me tell you a little bit about my fave collagen powder I’ve been using. Vital Proteins Grass-Fed Collagen has just ONE ingredient- COLLAGEN. This is something you really need to look for because there can be unnecessary added filler in some products. If I’m going to pay $40 for a product, it better be worth it! So if you’re buying collagen, check ingredients.
You can throw a scoop of this in your smoothie (11 grams of protein per scoop WOW), hot coffee/tea, or even a cold drink. There are SO many options to use it throughout the day and so many opportunities to benefit from this.
Now, let’s get into the benefits.
Reverses signs of aging: collagen increases the elasticity of the skin, while also increasing moisture. This helps get rid of those lines and wrinkles that we have as we age. Collagen helps your skin look firmer, increase smoothness, and also helps skin cells keep renewing and repairing.
Helps reduce cellulite & prevent stretch marks: As skin loses its elasticity because of decreased collagen, the skin becomes thinner & cellulite becomes more visible. Increasing your elasticity through collagen can help reduce those pesky little dimples.
Helps with hair & nail growth: collagen protein is essential for hair and nail growth. It is the building block/important ingredient of fingernails and hair. This is a very popular benefit of many collagen users. DON’T just think biotin for hair & nail growth… Think collagen!
Boosts metabolism: a boost in collagen can help with adding lean muscle mass to your frame and helps with the conversion of essential nutrients. Collagen helps form muscle tissue by converting glucose into energy that feeds muscle cells. Studies show it also reduces appetite!
Improves digestion: collagen helps coat the digestive tract, which makes digestion so much easier! When improving digestion, usually there is an improvement in issues like acne, and even eczema.
So to all you ladies out there- there you go : ) SO many great reasons to add in collagen to your diet.
If you’re a collagen fan as well, let me know and tell me about the benefits you’ve noticed!
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