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Collagen benefits skin and joints, study confirms

Collagen is the most common and abundant of your body’s proteins, which makes sense when you consider one of its primary purposes is to provide structural scaffolding for your various tissues to allow them to stretch while still maintaining tissue integrity.  Collagen makes up anywhere from 25% to 30% of the total proteins in your body, and as much as 70% to 80% of the protein in your skin, in terms of dry weight.  It’s found specifically in the connective tissues throughout your body, from your muscles, bones and tendons to your blood vessels and digestive system. As a compound of essential amino acids, there’s only one way to get collagen: Your body can’t produce it, so you must obtain it through your diet.  Read more....

 

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