Why Collagen Capsules?
Produced in the UK using the finest quality premium grade collagen, we use VERISOL®, a unique formulation of bioactive type I and type III collagen peptides. Scientists have rigorously tested this formulation’s ability to support skin health.
• May contribute to normal wellbeing of skin
• Could support normal joint function
• Features type I and type III collagen
Verisol® (Collagen Hydrolysate), Gelatine (Bovine capsule), Anti-caking Agent (Magnesium Stearate).
Directions of Use
Take three capsules daily. Daily serving contains 1200mg collagen hydrolysate.
Capsules can either be swallowed with liquid or broken open so that the collagen hydrolysate powder can be sprinkled onto foods or stirred into drinks. Do not exceed 24 capsules per day.
Warning: If you have a medical condition or if you’re pregnant, always consult a healthcare professional before taking this supplement. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. Keep out of reach of children. Food supplements must not be used to substitute a healthy diet and lifestyle.
Store in a cool, dry place.
What are the side effects of taking collagen?
A. There are not many recognised side effects of collagen supplementation and it is widely recognised as a safe way to support skin wellbeing. However, some brands do report that bloating and upset stomachs as are symptoms.
Hypercalcemia is a possible side effect that is only linked to some marine collagen supplements. Marine collagen sources such as shellfish or shark cartilage also contain high amounts of calcium and this can stimulate high levels of calcium in the blood (hypercalcemia). Symptoms may include chronic fatigue, nausea and abnormal heart rhythms.
This is not the case with Proto-col Pure Collagen. We use a bovine collagen source from pasture-fed cows instead of marine sources. We use bovine collagen for two reasons:
- It has some important DNA similarities to human collagen and can therefore be readily used by the body.
- Its use in the VERISOL® formulation has been clinically tested in numerous studies.
Q. What are the benefits of taking collagen supplements?
A. The benefits of taking a collagen supplement at a dose of at least 2500mg per day include:
- May increase skin elasticity.
- May reduce the depth and volume of wrinkles.
- May reduce skin waviness associated with cellulite.
- May promote skin wound healing.
- May improve the growth and quality of fingernails.
- May support normal joint function.
Q. Is it safe to take collagen supplements?
A. Yes. Research confirms that supplementing with collagen is a safe and effective way to support the health of skin and joints.
Q. How do collagen capsules work?
Oral consumption of collagen supplements help to stimulate the body’s own production of collagen.
From the age of around 25, our body’s natural ability to produce collagen begins to slow. This slowdown is the equivalent to 1.5% each year but this deteriorates more rapidly as we age, especially during and after the menopause.
Collagen supplements trigger sensors in our bodies that can stimulate production of new collagen.
Q. For how long should I take collagen capsules before notice results?
A. Clinical studies using a dose of at least 2500mg per day have demonstrated that visible and measurable results are evident after as little as four weeks. While everyone is different, we recommend taking our collagen supplements for at least four weeks and monitoring the results.