What Nutrient Help Build Collagen:
“The way to build collage within the body is to provide the body with the right nutritional building blocks. As collagen is a protein, it is important to eat enough quality clean protein to provide the amino acids necessary for building these important structural body proteins.”
First, let’s take a look at what Collagen really is.
AMP-What is Collagen? Collagen is the most abundant protein in our bodies. It’s found in our human body and is the substance that holds the whole body together.It is found in the bones, muscles, skin and tendons, where it forms a scaffold to provide strength and structure.
Building Collagen Through Diet
Collagen protein powder on the market can be found that are usually obtained from cowhide or chicken bones which are then processed and treated with enzymes to predigest them.
Where is Collagen Found?
“Collagen is only found in animals and there is no plant source of collagen in plants. However, there is good news for vegans when it comes to building collagen and maintaining beautiful radiant skin as there are many plants sources of the nutrient needed for building collagen in the body.”
What can you do to build collagen?
“You can eat collagen to build collagen because you can’t absorb it, but you can help your body to make collagen and the other beauty proteins by consuming the right diet along with key co-nutrients needed for collagen peptides, which are made when collagen is processed and treated with enzymes, but again there is no guarantee when they are digested that the body will use their components to build collagen.’
A nutritional message for healthy skin and building collagen is simple. Eat a diet filled with adequate amounts of quality protein. Whether it be vegan protein or animal protein, as long as it is clean quality organic protein, and be sure to get all the important vitamins, minerals and co-vitamins needed for building collagen.
What Nutrition Help Builds Collagen?
Vitamin C, is essential for collagen production and plays an important role as an antioxidant protecting the skin from face radical damage, along with anti-aging benefits.
Biotin, which is actually vitamin B-7, is sometimes referred to as vitamin H (for hair) and it is a common ingredient found is supplements for hair, skin and nails.
Note: Organic Sesbania Grandiflora is a natural plant source of biotin.
Source: Extraordinary Health (9)