A Guide to Collagen Powder: Benefits and Uses pt. II

How to Add Collagen to your Diet

Collagen can be incorporated into your life in a number of different ways. Here’s a few ways you can increase your collagen intake:


Eat Foods With Collagen

Collagen is found within the connective tissue of animals. Therefore, virtually all protein-rich meat sources contain viable levels of collagen, including beef, fish, pork, and poultry.


Collagen production also requires vitamin C, zinc, and copper so you can get these other valuable nutrients by consuming various fruits and vegetables (more on this later).


Bone Broth

Bone broth can be a mystery to those unfamiliar with it. As you might imagine, bone broth is created through an extraction process which absorbs vital nutrients from bones. It also happens to be one of the best sources of collagen.


You can use it as a cooking base in a number of different foods including: soups, stews, and whole grains such as rice and quinoa.


The beauty is you can get creative with how you choose to include it in your diet. You can even enjoy a cup of bone broth on a cold night.


Whether you choose to make it yourself or purchase it from the store, bone broth can be used in numerous recipes.


H.V.M.N. Keto Collagen+

If you struggle to get enough collagen through other dietary measures, consider a supplement such H.V.M.N. Keto Collagen+.


It’s made with grass-fed bovine collagen protein along with those three all-important co-factors to support natural collagen production (vitamin C, copper, and zinc). Theis made with pure C8 MCT Oil Powder and prebiotic acacia fiber—it’s also keto-friendly, with zero net-carbs

The best part is, you can add a scoop to just about anything to get a boost of essential protein, healthy fats, and more. Chocolate, vanilla, or unflavored options are available no matter what your palette craves. Plus, they mix extremely easily; no clumps of powder here.


Help your body build healthy hair, skin, joints, and nails with all the essential amino acids required to build collagen. Be sure to protect your body’s natural collagen levels that deplete with age and try adding H.V.M.N. Keto Collagen+ into your daily nutrition routine.


Powdered Gelatin

If you aren’t familiar with it, gelatin is the cooked form of collagen.


Powdered gelatin can easily be added to recipes such as soups, broths, and stews as a way of quickly increasing collagen consumption (or as a thickening agent). You can even put it in your morning coffee or make homemade Jello with it.


What to Look for in Collagen Supplements

The collagen market has become saturated with an abundance of new products. When this happens, it's important to choose products from reputable manufacturers.


Pick a brand you trust and look for supplements containing hydrolyzed collagen with a low molecular size, such as 10-15g of collagen per serving (considered the optimal daily serving size according to studies).29,18


This will allow you to experience benefits without overwhelming absorption capacities or unnecessarily increasing overall protein intake. Try to shop from companies that use bone and tissues from cage-free and antibiotic-free sources.


Choose high quality products that have been tested and purified, such as H.V.M.N. Keto Collagen+. With 10g of grass-fed collagen peptides, 5g of C8 MCT Oil Powder, and only 80 calories per serving, it's the perfect addition to any drink.


How Much Collagen Should You Take Daily?

Clinical studies have suggested 10-15g of hydrolysate collagen should be taken each time you supplement with collagen.


This serving size is sufficient to reduce pain in patients suffering from osteoarthritis, improve your overall complexion, strengthen your joints and bones, and reduce cellulite.30

Calling All Collagen Lovers

Although collagen is naturally produced by the body, levels inevitably will decrease as we age. Research has shown that maintaining adequate collagen levels is vital for people suffering from skin issues, arthritis, and cellulite (as mentioned above).


Collagen can be consumed through dietary means in animal products such as beef, chicken, fish, and eggs. The bad news is, simple diet might not be enough. That’s where collagen supplements come in handy.


Collagen has been clinically proven to provide a number of health benefits with no known side effects. Reduction of wrinkles, increased skin moisturization, and relief from joint pain are just a few of the benefits you may experience. If you want to look and feel younger, collagen supplementation is the best way to go.


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