What is Hydrolysed Collagen?.....
What is Hydrolised, Collagen Hydrolysate or Hydrolyzed Collagen ?
Hydrolyzed collagen is collagen that is derived from bovine bone or cartilage. The The process called hydrolysis is where bone is ground, defatted, the collagen bonds are broken down the it is dehydrated. This process leaves small amino acids which have not been damaged. These amino acids are quickly absorbed into the bloodstream then used as building blocks to help form new collagen.
The Amino Acid Content
Hydrolysed Collagen has a unique amino acid structure because of its high amounts of glycine, lysine and proline, only found in lower amounts in other protein food supplements. Hydrolysed Collagen is more easily digested because of its low molecular weight and is absorbed within 30 minutes.
Hydrolysed collagen contains 20 amino acids-
Glutamic acid 11%
Other essential amino acids 16%
Other non-essential amino acids 12%
Collagen Type 1 & 2.....
Type I the most numerous of all collagen types. It can be found in bones, skin, and intervertebral disks. It can also be found in scar tissue, it is the type used in the research industry. Type II can be found in articular, hyaline cartilages, and yes.
Collagen and Skin Health: Type I Collagen
The skin is the body's largest organ, and Collagen makes up the majority amount of the skin structure.
As the skin undergoes natural aging the skin structure starts to deteriorate.
But lost body collagen stores can be effectively replaced through the right supplements. Collagen can strengthen the skin's structure.
Collagen and Hair / Nail Health: Type I Collagen
During aging, hair and nails gradually become more brittle, hair breakage occurs, nails are thinner. This is, in part, a result of the reduced collagen production in the body. Collagen is a key component to new hair growth and hair quality. Supplemental collagen can increase the hair shaft, improve hair and nail growth.
Collagen and Joint Health: Type II Collagen
Type II collagen applies to joint cartilage and with rebuilding joints.