Collagen is popping up everywhere and seems to be the buzz word in health and beauty and wellness products. Without any research, one can probably connect the dots to collagen being of great benefit to your hair, nails and skin. Collagen is much more than that. We did a little research and are happy to share what collagen is, its benefits and healing properties and how you can add it to your wellness routine for better health.
Collagen is the most plentiful protein found in your body. It consists of amino acids bound together to form a triple helix of elongated fibril, known as collagen helix. It is one of the major building blocks of bones, skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments. It is also found in blood vessels, corneas, gut and the dentin in teeth.