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Collagen is a tough fibrous structural protein which forms a major part of the body's tendons, bones and connective tissue. In the joints, collagen works to support joint strength and flexibility. The growth, repair and rejuvenation of the body's tissues is also dependant on the continuous process of collagen synthesis. Unfortunately though as we age, the production of collagen slows and as a result the skin can lose its elasticity leading to fine lines and wrinkles. Hair and nails can also become brittle. Aching joints are a common symptom of age, but can also appear at anytime, recognised as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Maintaining and boosting your body's production of collagen may help to ease joint discomforts and help to slow down unwanted skin changes. But before choosing a supplement it is important to recognise that there are three types of collagen:
For just joint concerns, you may find that you need to choose a supplement with type II collagen. For skin and overall collagen boosting, Doctor's Best Collagen Types 1&3 is a good all round supplement. Doctor's Best Collagen Types 1&3 contains pure collagen protein peptain, which contributes the growth and maintenance of healthy tissues. Vitamin C is added to the formula, as it is an essential nutrient required for collagen synthesis by the body.
Supplementing with Doctor's Best Collagen Types 1 & 3 will help to support and boost the body's natural process of collagen synthesis and, in doing so, will support the strength and structure of skin, hair, nails, tendons, ligaments and bones. But Doctor's Best Collagen Types 1&3 is not just a supplement you choose to take when you approach that mature age, increasing your body's supply of collagen earlier will help to support daily repair, maintenance and growth of the collagen rich tissues. You may even stave off wrinkles earlier, maintaining that much desired youthful skin for longer.
Five great reasons to choose Doctor's Best Collagen Types 1&3 supplements:
Doctor's Best recommends that Adults take 3 tablets twice daily on an empty stomach at least 30 minutes before meals or as recommended by a nutritionally informed physician. Do not mix with other protein supplements.
One Doctor's Best Collagen Types 1 & 3 tablet contains 30mg of Vitamin C (as calcium ascorbate), Sodium 10mg, Collagen Types 1 & 3 - 3,000mg. Other ingredients: Cellulose, stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate (vegetable source).
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