Collagen

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What Is Collagen? The 101 on the Most Abundant Protein in the Body

By Christopher Walker / December 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

Get ready for a breakdown on collagen: what it is, why our bodies need it and how we can get more of it through food or supplements.

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Where Does Collagen Come From? How Is It Made in the Body?

By Ryan Tronier / December 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

If you have read some of our prior collagen posts, then you probably have more than a layman’s understanding by now. In short, collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body and is an invaluable building block for life. However, where does collagen come from? If our bodies produce it naturally, then why […]

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What Is Hydrolyzed Collagen? Is This a Superior Collagen Source?

By Christopher Walker / December 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

Assuming you’ve kept up with some of our prior posts, we assume you have a relatively good understanding of collagen. For those that gravitate towards collagen in supplement form, there is the whole debate of supplement vs food. As you shop around in stores, you may have seen a lot of products labeled as hydrolyzed […]

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The Best Collagen Supplements: Identifying the Parameters for High-Quality

By Ryan Tronier / December 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

There are many collagen products on the market. But determining which one is right for you, may be the most important distinction you make all year.

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Collagen For Skin: How This Protein Promotes A Youthful Complexion

By Christopher Walker / December 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

Even though the body appears solid, it’s actually 70% water. After that, it’s mostly made up of protein in the form of collagen. It’s collagen that keeps your skin supple and elastic, hence why it is a huge trend in the health and beauty industry. So, how exactly does this protein benefit your dermis? Collagen’s […]

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Do Collagen Supplements Work? The Efficacy of Dietary Collagen Products

By Christopher Walker / December 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

If you have been a loyal UMZU follower up to this point, then you know we’re big advocates of collagen. This is why we’re always touting broth as a wonder food and explaining away the benefits of collagen. How about collagen as a supplement? Do collagen supplements work? Is it better to acquire collagen from […]

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Collagen Rich Foods You Should Eat Daily for Glowing Health

By Ryan Tronier / December 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

We don’t hide the fact that we are big fans of collagen. The hype for this protein is well earned given the numerous studies available. While our bodies produce collagen naturally, it only helps to acquire more through foods high in this kind of protein. This ensures you have adequate amounts circulating in your bloodstream […]

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Why Should You Use Organic Collagen Powder?

By Christopher Walker / December 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

In a perfect world, every food we put in our mouths would be non-GMO, pesticide-free, and void of unnatural additives. Of course, that is anything but the case in reality. This is especially true with meat and dairy. The beef patty in your cheeseburger and chicken strips are as inorganic as it gets. Collagen is […]

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Collagen Side Effects: Are The Any Negative Effects?

Collagen Side Effects: Are The Any Negative Effects?

By Ryan Tronier / December 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

Collagen has several minor side effects including skin irritation, hypercalcemia and an unpleasant aftertaste. However, the benefits outweigh the negatives.

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