Updated: Mar 16
Collagen makes up from 25% to 35% of the whole-body’s protein content. It’s the main component of our connective tissue and is the most abundant protein in mammals.
Whether you take a Collagen supplement or try one of the foods below, collagen is known to help restore skin, reduce wrinkles and help us looking young and glowing.
Don’t wait until it’s too late, have blood work done, really find out what it is you need and do your best to supplement.
Cold Water Fish
One of nature’s most powerful beauty foods is seafood! Cold water fish, like salmon, albacore tuna, sardines, and halibut are great sources of protein and vitamins. Cold water fish are high in fatty acid like, omega-3 fatty acids, which are fats the body needs but has a hard time making on its own. Omega-3’s keeps us looking young, fight inflammation, and ensure other cells are working optimally too!
Bone broth is jam-packed with health supportive nutrients. From protein to minerals, to vitamins, bone broth has it all, including collagen!
Vitamin C Rich Foods
Due to its high collagen and power antioxidants, Foods’s rich in vitamin C, such as broccoli, butternut squash, and citrus fruits, play a major role in the aging process. Want to your skin looking youthful and aide in anti-aging process? ADD, collagen & antioxidants! Antioxidants are known for protecting our cells from damage, lowering inflammation, helping prevent disease, and keeping us looking youthful.
Lean protein, and if possible, grass-fed beef, seafood, chicken, eggs, and legumes are all wonderful sources of protein. The human body is made up of protein, so that’s why it’s vital we have adequate amounts of protein to support healthy aging! Animal protein also contains vitamin A, an antioxidant that helps the integrity of our skin, ensuring it looks clear, firm, and healthy!
Nuts and Seeds.
Nuts and seeds are a great source of protein and healthy fat. Hemp and chia seeds are not only considered “complete proteins” because they contain all 9 essential amino acids, but they’re also high in Omega-3s. Other great collagen boosting nuts and seeds are pistachios and pumpkin seeds, which contain lysine (not east to find in plant-based foods). Lysine is a major component of collagen. Nuts and seeds also contain vitamin E, another powerful antioxidant that helps fight the signs of aging!
Remember YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT, and everything we consume is the foundation for our cell production, let’s make sure you’re eating quality foods that support a healthy body, skin and systems.
I've recently added Vitauthority Collagen Burn to my routine and not only is it tasty but it has 5 Types of Collagen
️ Type I makes up of 90% of our bodies collagen
️ Type II Is found in elastic cartilage aiding in joint support
️ Type III Is found in muscle, arteries and organs.
️ Type V is found in the cornea of our eyes, some layers of skin, hair and tissue of the placenta
️ Type X helps build cartilage and improve joint health.
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