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What is Collagen?

Collagen in the skin

THE COLLAGEN MOLECULE

Collagen is the main structural protein of the different connective tissues present in animals.  It is mostly found in fibrous tissues, such as tendons and ligaments, and is also abundant in corneas, cartilage, bones, blood vessels, the gut, and intervertebral discs.

Collagen is the major insoluble fibrous protein found in the extracellular matrix of the skin, together with elastin and hyaluronic acid.  The collagen family consists of 28 different proteins which account for 25% – 35% of the total protein mass in mammals and play a pivotal role in the structure of several tissues, such as skin and bones, providing rigidity and integrity.

What Collagen is right for you?

Collagen Peptides

Are you taking the right Collagen Capsules?

You may have noticed that proto-col have a variety of Collagen Capsules available.  This begs the obvious question: are you taking the right Collagen Capsules and more to the point why should I take collagen?  It can be confusing trying to find the Collagen Capsules which will best suit your needs.  Some people may not even realise there are different types of collagen!   The answer to this question however is rather simple but you need to rephrase it!

The question you should be asking yourself is “Why am I taking Collagen in the first place?