The Truth About Collagen

The truth about collagen

The truth about collagen is that it is the most abundant protein in the human body. It is found in the bones, muscles, skin, and tendons. This is the substance that holds the body together and provides strength and structure. Collagen is secreted by various cells, but mainly by connective tissue cells. It is found in the…

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Gotu Kola Builds Collagen

Gotu Kola

Gotu Kola builds Collagen. Gotu Kola or Centella asiatica is an important medicinal herb that was widely used in Asia and is now becoming popular in the West. Triterpenoid and saponins are the primary constituents of Gotu Kola. These components are  believed to be responsible for its therapeutic actions. Excellent for healing the skin, this herb…

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Does Collagen Work?

Does Collagen Work

To understand the importance of collagen in relation to your skin, you must first understand what collagen is. Collagen is one of the body’s structural proteins. It is made up of amino acids. Collagen makes up 90% of connective tissue, such as cartilage and tendons; 75% of bone; and 70% of skin. Collagen keeps skin looking smooth…

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Arginine: the secret to a youthful complexion

Youthful complexion

As an ingredient, arginine has a long, almost never-ending list of benefits. It boosts circulation, promotes healing and balances oiliness, and on top of that is even considered the ‘magic bullet’ for anti-ageing when taken as a supplement. Arginine, or L-arginine as it’s often referred to, is naturally present in many of the foods we…

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