Collagen Supplements: Information
Collagen refers to a group of structural proteins found throughout the body, but primarily in the connective tissue such as skin, bone, cartilage, tendons and ligaments. Collagen supplements are derived from either fish, bovine, or porcine sources.
Health Benefits of Collagen
Collagen supplements usually contain predigested or hydrolyzed collagen. Collagen has been recommended by some for joint support, weight loss, skin health and exercise recovery but there insufficient data to substantiate claims of effectiveness for these conditions.
Using Collagen Supplements
Collagen supplements should be used as directed.
Side-effects and Cautions:
None-noted. Pregnant or nursing women should check with their doctor before consuming collagen supplements.