5 Things You Need to Know Before Taking a Collagen Supplement
Quickly and recently, amino acids have become big business. Whether you’re shopping for a collagen supplement, bone broth, or even meat and dairy foods, the different amino acids that make up these proteins are what you’re buying and ingesting, according to Mark Moyad, MD, director of preventive and alternative medicine at the University of Michigan.
Your body uses amino acids to build muscle, bone, cartilage, skin, hair, connective tissue, and a lot else. There are many different types of amino acids, but the type found in collagen are the most abundant in your body thanks to the role they play in forming your connective tissues and skin.
When you consider that your body’s collagen production declines as you age, and
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