The body requires up to 2,000mg of Lysine, 1000mg of Proline, 1000mg of Vitamin C and 1000mg of B vitamins per day for collagen synthesis. The complete plant-based collagen protocol includes each of these nutrients in the right doses necessary for the body to produce the supply of collagen it needs to maintain younger looking vibrant skin. These nutrients are formulated for optimal bioavailability, meaning no digestion is needed for absorption.
Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body, and is a key constituent in our skin, organs and soft tissue. Collagen gives skin the ability to move, stretch and rebound into shape—known as skin elasticity. Collagen is not just in the skin, but in our glands, organs, bones, heart valves, brain, liver and lungs as well. Collagen also makes up the gut lining and intestinal tissue, so healthy collagen is important for a healthy gut lining.
Unfortunately, after the age of 30, collagen levels in the body drop 1-2 percent each year. And by age 45 the average person has already lost up to 30%, leading to wrinkles and a loss of skin elasticity.
By feeding the body the building blocks of collagen in significant doses, the body can naturally produce collagen daily. Giving your skin a tone and firm appearance.
Healthy Collagen is Foundational for:
Collagen is a major component of skin and provides your skin with structure.
It plays a role in strengthening skin, plus it contributes to skin elasticity and hydration, which in turn makes your skin look healthier and younger.
Joint and Soft Tissue Health
Collagen helps maintain the integrity of your cartilage, which is the rubber-like tissue that protects your joints. As the amount of collagen in your body decreases as you get older, your risk of developing degenerative joint issues increases.
Your bones are made mostly of collagen, which gives them structure and helps keep them strong. Just as the collagen in your body deteriorates as you age, so does bone mass. This may lead to bone health conditions such as low bone density and leads to a higher risk of bone fractures.
Collagen is necessary for keeping your muscles strong and functioning properly. In fact, up to 10% of muscle tissue is composed of collagen. Studies suggest that collagen supplements help boost muscle mass and help prevent the loss of muscle mass that happens with age.†
Collagen provides structure to arteries, which are the blood vessels that carry blood from the heart to the rest of the body. Without enough collagen, arteries may weaken and become fragile. Researchers believe that by maintaining collagen health, one can protect the health of their heart, which becomes increasingly important as we age.†
Collagen also plays an important role in gut health. Collagen is a key constituent in the intestinal and stomach lining, and maintaining collagen health is important to maintaining a strong gut lining.†
Why We Recommend Collagen Precursors Over Animal Collagen Supplements
Animal collagen supplements come from ground up animal
parts and are often mixed with preservatives, then processed with natural flavors to make collagen powder supplements.
The body also has a difficult time utilizing collagen derived from animals.
This is because the body has to break down animal collagen into amino acids, then use the amino acids to build collagen. Animal collagen does not simply go into our skin, but requires digestion to be utilized.
Animal collagen molecules are too large to permeate the skin’s outer layers. So while moisturizers, serums, and collagen creams containing animal collagen may claim to support the body’s natural production of collagen, they can’t replace the collagen in your skin. The sameis true for any animal collagen supplement that you ingest (be it a collagen powder, collagen pill or collagen drink) that contains plain, whole molecule 'collagen.' The molecule is just too big to
be absorbed and have any desired effect.
The Best Way to Build Collagen
The best way to build collagen is to take the precursors
& building blocks that allow the body to synthesize its own collagen. Taking these nutrients together, in the proper doses, can help produce collagen in the body naturally.†
L- Lysine is one of the most abundant amino acids in the body, with anywhere from a pound to a pound and a half in the average person. Lysine is an essential amino acid, which means the body does not metabolize it on its own; it has to come from an external source. It is the building block of collagen and the body requires up to 2-3 grams a day for optimal collagen synthesis.†
L-Proline is an essential component of collagen and the elastin fibers that support connective tissue. It literally acts as the glue that keeps the body’s organs, bones and muscles in place.† Proline works in concert with L-Lysine to synthesize collagen. Collagen synthesis requires 1000mg of proline, which can be a difficult amount to obtain from diet.
Collagen synthesis cannot occur without Vitamin C. Vitamin C is responsible for many reactions in the body, specifically the manufacture of the collagen and protein that makes up 80% of our connective tissue. Vitamin C is also a powerful antioxidant that can help fight off free radicals and reduce inflammation in the body. The body requires Vitamin C in order to manufacture collagen.†
B vitamins are responsible for many processes in the body. They play a major role in metabolism, cellular health, and immune function. Several B vitamins are also critical to the process of collagen production. B2 aids cell turnover and collagen maintenance, which protects the structural integrity of your skin and reduces inflammation. B12 keeps homocysteine levels low, which can interfere with collagen cross-linking and affect tendon integrity.† B vitamins
can also help improve skin tone and make skin more radiant and balanced.†
Complete Guide to Building
Collagen From the Inside Out
Your step-by-step guide for what to eat and how to take the products in this protocol to maximize your benefits.
So you can build healthy skin from the inside out.
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