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Gelatin/ Collagen

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Notagainmun Fri 25-Nov-16 14:10:49

Anyone take Gelatin / Collagen supplements and do you recommend any?

Fluffycloudland77 Fri 25-Nov-16 17:52:45

Why do you want to take collagen supplements?.

Notagainmun Fri 25-Nov-16 22:29:03

They are supposed to be great for your hair, skin and teeth as wells as being good for arthritis and muscle pain.

LadyOfTheCanyon Sat 26-Nov-16 06:07:58

Watching with interest as although I'm happy to waste invest money on things like £20 cleansers I always talk myself out of collagen supplements.

Fluffycloudland77 Sat 26-Nov-16 07:25:29

It's just protein. You could eat an extra chicken breast every day.

Or eggs, a protein shake, tofu.


JustGettingStarted Sat 26-Nov-16 10:13:41

The digestive system breaks collagen down into its various amino acids. Eating more protein is good for hair and skin but you can't replace the collagen under the skin lost in aging by eating more of it.

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