Doctor’s Best Collagen Types 1 and 3 contains BSE-Free hydrolyzed collagen protein, which contributes to the growth and maintenance of healthy tissues.* Collagen is the structural protein essential for the strength and flexibility of bones, joints, tendons, ligaments, hair, skin, nails, and other tissues throughout the body.*
Vitamin C is added to the formula as an important nutrient required for collagen synthesis by the body.*
Supports Hair, Skin & Nails*
The body’s most visible tissue and the most obvious place to observe the effects of aging is the skin. Our body’s collagen begins to decrease as we age*
- Improved skin health – adding collagen to your diet may help improve the strength, elasticity, and moisture in your skin which reduces the appearance of wrinkles.
- Collagen helps give our skin strength and elasticity, along with replacing dead skin cells.*
Support for Joint Comfort, Mobility, & Quality of Life*
Collagen assists with the conversion of essential nutrients in forming muscle tissue, needed to mend tissue for strong muscles, skin and joints.*
- May help support joints – collagen may help to as it may help decrease swelling in joints, making it easier to move.*
- May help increase muscle mass and metabolism – Increasing muscle as we age is vital for posture, bone health, and increasing energy.*
Enhances Your Skin Health*
Collagen is a naturally occurring protein in the body that helps to repair skin and keep it strong. As we age, our natural production slows down but certain lifestyle factors can also contribute to the breakdown of collagen, making our skin appear dull and quicken the aging process.
- Taking collagen supplements is a great way to enhance skin health and provides amino acids that help in reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and strengthens the fibers giving the skin a youthful look.
Benefits of Collagen
The most abundant protein in our bodies, it is sometimes referred to as the glue that holds us together as it is found in our skin, bones, muscles, blood vessels and digestive system.
It’s unfortunate, but as we age, our bodies no longer produce enough collagen, which leads us to look older as we begin to notice wrinkles, sagging skin, and joint pain. Of course, lifestyle factors also play a role in how we age and some of the biggest culprits are smoking, sun damage, and sugar.
In order to fight the signs of aging, collagen can play a big part.
What are the benefits of Collagen Types 1&3?
Collagen Types 1&3 helps support hair, skin, nails, tendons, ligaments and bones. It also helps support joint comfort, mobility and quality of life. Collagen is the major structural protein in the body’s joints. Doctor’s Best Collagen Types 1&3 contains pure collagen protein enzymatically hydrolyzed into component amino acids for optimal utilization by the body.
How does it work?
Type I collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body and the major protein found in skin providing it’s tensile strength and resiliency. Type 3 collagen is found at high levels in cardiovascular tissue and also in newly developing skin. Types 1&3 collagen are often found together in the same tissues because each form complements the structural integrity of the other. Collagen synthesis is a continuous process throughout life. Collagen is essential for growth and repair. Rejuvenation and renewal of every tissue throughout the body requires the production of newly synthesized collagen. However, this process can become less efficient as we age leading to decreased renewal of old tissue. This is manifested internally as a lessened efficiency of organ and tissue function. As the skin ages, the levels of Types 1&3 collagen, as well as elastin, decrease in the dermis resulting in the loss of elasticity.*
Why should I take Doctor’s Best Collagen Types 1&3?
Collagen synthesis is a continuous process that includes production of newly synthesized collagen. However, this process can become less efficient as we age leading to decreased renewal of old tissue. This effect of aging results in the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, skin blemishes and discoloration and an aged look. Doctor’s Best Collagen Types 1&3 provides amino acids that are building blocks for the growth, maintenance and integrity of collagen-rich tissues. This supports rejuvenation of the body’s healthy structure as it ages.*
The collagen network in bone confers structural strength to bone tissue and prevents bone fragility. Deficient or defective collagen production, as can occur with aging, is a risk factor for fractures and other bone deformities.Type I collagen is also the major protein found in skin connective tissue where it is responsible for providing skin with its tensile strength and resiliency. Type III collagen is found at high levels in cardiovascular tissue and also in newly developing skin. It is essential for the proper development of the cardiovascular system and skin tissue. Types I and III collagen are often found together in the same tissues, as each form complements the structural integrity of the other.Vitamin C is required for the synthesis of collagen and participates at nearly every step of the process. The critical role of vitamin C involves preventing the inactivation of several key enzymes required for collagen biosynthesis. Studies suggest that vitamin C enhances the function of fibroblasts and promotes an increased level of collagen deposition by these cells in human tissue. Vitamin C also functions to promote the strengthening of the collagen matrix and supports an increased level of collagen density in organs and tissues. These effects of vitamin C also suggest that intake levels of this vitamin may be inadequate as we age. As oxidative stress in tissues increases with age, there is an increased requirement for this crucial antioxidant vitamin to promote optimal collagen production.
Vitamin C (as Calcium Ascorbate) 30mg, Calcium 3.9mg, Sodium 11.4mg, Collagen Types 1 & 3 (source: Bovine) 2,000 mg, Gelatin (capsule), microcrystalline cellulose.
Take 4 capsules twice daily on an empty stomach at least 30 minutes before meals. Do not mix with other protein powder supplements. Store in a cool dry place.