In an ageing population we all try to stay fit, mobile and attractive as long as possible ensuring best possible quality of life. In the human body, collagen plays an enormous important role. About 30% of our total body protein is collagen. Collagen is crucial for mobile joints, stable bones, healthy muscles, strong ligaments and tendons, smooth skin, glossy hair and healthy finger nails. It is one of the primary structural proteins of connective tissues and also abundant in blood vessels, intervertebral discs, the blood-brain barrier, the cornea, dentin and the intestinal wall – a vital component of our whole body.
The authors give an in-depth view on the properties of collagen and what can be done to support our body with the right supplementation of collagen. The supplementation is depending on age, life style and eventually other factors like diseases or injuries. This is done in an easy-to-read and understandable language. Furthermore, typical questions are considered and answered.
Above all, you will learn more about what collagen peptides are, how they work in the body and the results of the numerous scientific research studies conducted in this area.