These pure collagen capsules are food supplements that form the foundation of our skin and healthcare ranges.
Collagen per serving- 1200mg (3 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).
(Please be reminded this supplement contains bovine collagen and is therefore not vegetarian friendly).
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.
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:
A. The benefits of taking a collagen supplement at a dose of at least 2500mg per day include:
A. Yes. Research confirms that supplementing with collagen is a safe and effective way to support the health of skin and joints.
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.
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.