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Collagen and its benefits

Find out all about collagen in our post: what it is, what it's for and how it works in your body. Learn about its proven benefits for skin, bones, joints and more.

What is collagen?

Collagen is a fibrous structural protein found in the skin, bones, muscles, tendons and other connective tissues of the human body. It is the most abundant protein in mammals and plays a key role in the structure, elasticity and integrity of these tissues.

Major sources such as the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the American Medical Association (AMA) support the importance of collagen in the human body. These organisations have conducted numerous studies and published research highlighting the various roles and benefits of collagen in human health and well-being.

What is collagen used for?

Collagen has a variety of vital functions in the human body, and its importance has been recognised by renowned medical sources and experts. Doctors and sports medicine specialists also emphasise the importance of collagen in muscle recovery after exercise and in maintaining the health of the digestive system.

Its main functions are:

  • Skin Structure and Elasticity: Collagen is an essential component of the skin and is responsible for maintaining its firmness, elasticity and youthful appearance. It helps prevent the formation of wrinkles and fine lines, keeping the skin smooth and soft.
  • Joint Health: Collagen is a major component of cartilage, the tissue that lines joints and provides cushioning between bones. Consuming collagen can help maintain joint integrity and flexibility, reducing the risk of injury and diseases such as arthritis.
  • Bone Strengthening: Collagen is part of bone tissue and is essential for bone structure and strength. It helps prevent bone loss and osteoporosis, promoting lifelong bone health.
  • Healthy Hair and Nails: Collagen contributes to the growth and strength of hair and nails, helping to prevent brittleness and loss of these tissues.
  • Digestive Health: Collagen is an important component of the intestinal mucosa, which lines the lining of the digestive tract.

Consuming collagen can strengthen the intestinal barrier, promoting digestive health and helping to prevent problems such as leaky gut syndrome.

Benefits of collagen in the body

Collagen functions in the human body by playing an essential role in the structure and integrity of various tissues. Here’s how it works:

  • Structural Component: Collagen acts as a kind of molecular “glue” that holds together skin cells, bones, tendons and other connective tissues. It provides the basic structure and strength needed to support these tissues and maintain their proper shape.
  • Support and Strength: In addition to its binding function, collagen provides support and strength to connective tissues, allowing them to maintain their proper shape and function. This is especially important in tissues such as skin and tendons, which are subject to constant stress and movement.
  • Regeneration and repair: Collagen also plays a crucial role in the process of regeneration and repair of injured tissues. It helps to rebuild and strengthen damaged tissues, facilitating the healing of wounds and injuries.
  • Flexibility and Elasticity: In the skin, collagen is responsible for providing elasticity and flexibility, allowing the skin to stretch and contract without breaking. This is essential for maintaining smooth, firm and youthful skin.

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