5 Healthy lifestyle Benefits of Collagen with The Revive Lab’s Collagen supplements.
Collagen is a protein that acts as the glue that holds our bodies together. Collagen is the second most abundant substance in our body behind water and is the building block of our tissues. Collagen makes up 75% of our skin, over 90% of our ligaments and tendons and 35% of our bones. Other structures that are primarily made of collagen are our hair, nails and cartilage.
During our mid-twenties, our collagen production begins to decrease at an alarming rate of 2% a year and by our 50’s we’ve lost over half the amount of collagen in our bodies. Now that is a scary thought on it’s own. No wonder we suffer from wrinkly, sagging skin, finer and grey hair, weaker nails and joint aches and pains.
Who would have thought that the hottest and most talked about substance, that’s simply found in our bones, skin and tendons would become the must have item in your pantry.
You guessed it, we’re talking collagen.
“Collagen is a type of protein that plays an important role in building and supporting many tissues, from bones and cartilage to skin, hair, eyes, and the digestive system.”
Collagen is a source of protein that is easy-to-digest.
As the collagen supplement you take is a hydrolyzed product, this in turn makes the source of protein easier to breakdown & to digest for the body. The have been considered an easier way to get more protein into your diet. The hydrolyzation process also allows for an easier dissolve in liquid such as your morning coffee, your glass of OJ or just the early lemon water drink you have to start off your day. It has also been proven to support digestion and gut health
Collagen can help smooth out wrinkles, fine lines and boost elasticity in skin.
Skin health is the most talked about benefit and probably the most researched topic when it comes to collagen. It’s been noted through many studies that collagen supplements improve skin elasticity, helps to retain better hydration and moisture up to 91%, improves sun damage, reduces skin inflammation, it’s been proven to be anti-aging and promotes overall healing within the skin. It increases and stimulates the body’s natural collagen production. It can reduce the appearance of cellulite on the skin due to the improvement of elasticity.
Collagen has the ability to help minimise your joint aches and pains.
Taking collagen supplements can supports stronger bones & Joint Fascia. When one experiences joint pain, often it can hinder and make working out a difficult and painful practice. Which in turn steers you off course when it comes to exercises goals. There is proof that collagen is great for the support of connective tissues and cartilage, which helps reduce joint pain during your workout session.
It’s also proven to assist in fighting against bone disease. It may even assist in the relief of arthritis over long periods of daily use. It can go as far as improving your energy levels, which let’s face it, who doesn’t need more energy in their daily schedules. It has also been proven to increase and improve the quality of sleep you have.
Collagen will give you, your luscious long locks back by improving your hair health.
Taking collagen supplements over time assists with the promotion of hair elongation & growth. It helps with hair regeneration and restores the healthy appearance of your locks. Hair follicles are strengthened through the daily use of a collagen supplement.
Collagen can help you get your long nails back.
Through studies, not only is collagen a bonus for your skin and cartilage, but a gold medal champion for your nail health. Taking collagen supplements daily you are giving your body to not only maintain, but to improve your nails quality, structure and health. This in turn helps correct any nail damage and promotes healthy strong growth of your nails.
We had a lovely opportunity given to try and test out The Revive Lab collagen products and without a doubt, if you’re looking for a meaningful and beneficial gift for anyone, get them these products.
Let me first chat about the Ocean Glo (Personally our favourite)
Ocean Glo - unflavoured Marine Collagen Peptides SRP: R499.99
12,000 mg Bioactive Collagen Peptides per Serving
11 g of Protein per Serving
Type 1 Collagen
The Original Oceanglo Marine Collagen is convenient to include into your daily diet with absolutely no taste or smell, making it perfect to add to your morning tea or coffee, with no altering flavour taste. Perfectly easy to dissolve in your morning drink, this hydrolyzed peptide is a MUST HAVE for everyone. Benefits seen by using this product, nail health was a major factor here, clear and glowing skin, finer lines and wrinkles smoothed out.
“Revive Oceanglo Unflavoured Bioactive Collagen Peptides is an all natural pure marine collagen, sustainably sourced in France and derived from the skin of ocean fish, containing no wheat, gluten, sugar, additives, preservatives or flavours. Revive uses only the very best available source of low molecule weight hydrolysed collagen, which is bioavailable and holds an absorption rate above 93% and is backed by science! Our marine collagen is free from any heavy metals, toxins or pollution.
Revive Oceanglo is NON-GMO and has no other additives or flavouring, it contains the highest quantity of collagen peptides per serving.” - The Revive Lab Website
Glotrition – Unflavoured Bovine Collagen Peptides
Unflavoured Bovine Collagen Powder – SRP: R349.00
10,000 mg Bioactive Collagen Peptides per Serving
9,7 g of Protein per Serving
Type 1 & Type 3 Collagen
We tried and tested out the Glotrition product as well and happy to report that we thoroughly enjoyed this drink too, although definitely found this one to have a stronger “taste”. Although unflavoured, the bovine has a distinctive aftertaste in your mouth, nothing that you couldn’t deal with, just a bit stronger than the Ocean Glo product. Definitely no smell and dissolves perfectly into any drink. Benefits seen by using this product, were also very noticeable, firmer skin, less fine lines and wrinkles and definitely hair health improved.
Revive’s Glotrition Unflavoured Bioactive Peptides is an all natural pure Bovine (cow/beef) collagen, containing no wheat, gluten, sugar, additives, preservatives or flavours. Revive uses only the very best available source of low molecular weight hydrolysed collagen, which is highly bioavailable and holds an absorption rate above 93% and is backed by science! Our bovine collagen is derived from Grass fed cows and is Non GMO, free from antibiotics, hormones, toxins or pollution.
"Our Original unflavoured Glotrition Bovine collagen remains a favourite in our Collagen range as it’s convenient to include into your daily diet with the majority of our customers reporting no taste or smell, making it ideal to stir into any food or drinks. Our Unflavoured peptide is the perfect addition to coffee, tea or plain water. The majority of our customers report no taste or odour, however, those with more sensitive taste buds have reported a slight taste when taken in water only. We recommend adding our product to a low caloric drink if you have sensitive taste buds." - The Revive Lab website
It's pretty easy to see why we are all in with a big YES for collagen supplements. Start looking after your body and improving your health today. The Revive Lab products are 100% a favourite in our books. Christmas is coming and these would make the BEST stocking fillers for the whole family, trust us, invest in your best self with The Revive Lab products today.
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