Do you envy those models in TV that have fair, smooth and glowing skin? You might think that it would just be a dream to have that kind of skin. Owning youthful and glowing skin can boost your confidence to levels you only dare to dream of today. This could be achieved. It is through a component called collagen.
Collagen in Greek means “glue-maker”. It is found in the human body and is responsible for bonding joints, tendons, ligaments and other tissues in our body. It is the most abundant protein in our system and comes in different types. These types are grouped according to its composition. The function of Collagen varies depending on the part of the body it plans to target. In bones, collagen’s function is to make it denser, which prevents the bone from getting brittle. Collagen is also responsible for healing wounds. And, for the skin, it gives it a good elasticity that once it is pinched, it bounces back to its original form. But, aging as a process depletes the amount of this protein in our body. We experience osteoporosis for bones, arthritis for joints and wrinkles for the skin. That is why many researchers come up with ideas on how to replace the lost collagen in our body. Collagen is now available in dietary supplements, injectables, and even as collagen drinks.
There are tons of collagen drink manufacturers right now and most of them are Asian companies. These products are all out in the market today. Japan is now the leader, when it comes to manufacturing collagen drinks. A wide range of collagen drink brands are popping out like mushrooms because of this new market need. In fact, the discovery of collagen drinks was just by chance. “Toki”, the product name, is suppose to be for aching joints but after it was used by some patients for a month; they noticed a glow in these patient’s faces. Wrinkles and other visible signs of aging disappeared, leaving them with smooth, firm, porcelain-like and glowing skin.
This collagen drink is usually in powder form that is mixed with water and is made up of Collagen peptide, Glucosamine sulfate, Vitamin C, Hyaluronic Acid, Dermantanic Acid, and Sea Algae extracts. Once ingested, this collagen drink targets the connective tissues of the bones and or the skin, and its active ingredients function as “rejuvenators”.
Another company, Shiseido, a Japanese company that is famous for making beauty and anti-aging products came up with a collagen drink called “The Collagen”. According to Shiseido, It targets wrinkles and effectiveness can be measured and seen in just 3 days after using the product. The active ingredients responsible for this effect are 1000 mg of low molecular fish collagen, GABA amino acid and hyaluronic acid.
This anti-aging product is now a trend among women that even celebrities are using it. A lot of reviews were written and experts approved the effectiveness of collagen drinks. Some say that it can even help you lose weight and can improve sleep for those suffering from insomnia. There is no known side effect for drinking collagen products.
To have a fair and glowing skin, drinking these products alone would not necessarily do the job for you. You must accompany it with a diet regimen rich in collagen. The protein component can be found in green leafy vegetables. These vegetables are rich in Vitamin C and it is much needed in the synthesis of collagen in our body. Soya products are also rich in Genestein, which blocks enzymes that damages the skin. Foods that are rich in Lycopene would be a great help, too, because it acts as anti-oxidants that prevents aging. They can be found in tomatoes and red peppers. Enough sleep is also a must. Combined with exercise and plenty of hydration, this is the perfect strategy to have the skin you want.
Collagen drinks could be the answer for your “aging” problems. It only takes discipline and hard work to surpass it. Reversing the aging process would be a hard task to do, but with the help of collagen drinks, this would be mean big load off our shoulders.
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