The age old proverb “Health is wealth” holds true. If your overall health is not doing good, it affects your personal as well your professional life. If your body lacks the necessary proteins, it can lead to poor metabolism, tampers your gut, connective tissues are damaged leading to myriad of issues such as hair loss, nail breaking as well as issues with skin. The best way to get protein in to your body is to consume bone broth as this contains both natural form of gelatin and collagen. It’s a fact it can be made at home but do you have the time and energy to prepare it in the traditional manner. Today’s life style would not allow many of us to cook and preserve food in the traditional way. Consuming gelatin as well as collagen hydrolysate has myriad of benefits such as improved digestion, mental health as well as smooth and supple skin.
Benefits Of Gelatin And Collagen
Gelatin is a good source of protein, amino acids as well as collagen. Hydrolyzed collagen is a unique amino acid structure that contains high levels of glycine, lysine and proline. These amino acids hasten cell growth. Hydrolyzed Collagen has the ability to replace the synovial fluids between the joints and helps to repair and strengthen the cartilage tissues. Here we look at the combined benefits of both gelatin and collagen
- Improves digestion in those who are suffering from leaky gut. Gelatin and Collagen binds with water and help move food easily along the digestive track.
- Aid in joint recovery and strengthening of connective and cartilage tissues around the joints
- Aids in hair and nail growth. It also supports skin growth.
- Gelatin is a great source of protein and its amino acids aid in muscle building during workouts.
How To Consume Gelatin And Collagen
You cannot consume gelatin and collagen in raw form. If you want, you can; provided you are ready to gnaw the bones and joints of the poultry or farm animals.
Gelatin has culinary uses. You can buy gelatin sheets from your local grocer or any good online shop. It’s used to make cakes, homemade gummies, jellies, probiotic marshmallows, puddings, cheese cakes and so on.
Collagen that is available in the powder form can be added in smoothies, coffee, or tea. You can also stir it into a glass of water and consume.
There are a combination of gelatin and collagen powder available, for those who consume it for medical purposes. All you need to do is stir it in your drink and consume it.
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