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What is sports recovery, why is it important and how can collagen peptides help?

With recreational sports and fitness activity on the increase, this article takes a look at the importance of sports recovery and how an ever growing population of active people can benefit from the ‘recovery principle’. We also look at the best ways to optimize recovery, including some exciting news about collagen peptides.    The world population is getting more active. In recent years there has been a boom in recreational sport and athletics, with millions of people taking up their favorite activity either at an amateur level or simply as a hobby.    Though not everyone is doing it for the same reasons. The part-time sports enthusiasts and non-professional bodybuilders want to achieve their performance goals, so they’re taking inspiration from the professionals and pushing themselves further with more intensive...

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Collagen Peptides: Support Your Skin the Nutritional Way

Skin beauty: a fresh approach to an old problem Over the last few decades the most popular methods for maintaining skin beauty have been centered on the use of creams, lotions and gels applied directly to the skin as part of a daily routine. Another popular method is cosmetic surgery, which is very costly and quite invasive. A gradual shift in perception, however, has been taking place. New information is emerging and it’s changing our understanding of skin beauty. Consumers are becoming more aware of the scientific studies that support new innovations in the skin care industry. The concept ‘beauty from within’ is finding its way into the consumer’s mind. ‘Beauty from within’ is the idea that skin beauty should also be addressed by daily nutrition. The part of the...

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Type II collagen for joint health: who is it for

Joint health isn’t just a concern for older people. Many younger people are also taking an interest in their long-term joint health. In this article we look at the three main consumer groups for whom joint conditions are a big issue. Then we take a look at how the emergence of type II collagen can help them solve their problems. Joint conditions are usually associated with the ageing population. However, many younger people are also concerned about their joint health. The two main groups in this younger category are sportspeople and overweight people. Nowadays, over-the-counter supplements - which tend to be a natural, safer alternative to long-term pain medication - are the common approach to supporting joint health. Up until recently the go-to supplements have been glucosamine and...

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DAIRY DRINK WITH PEPTAN

A delicious drink to enjoy everyday, with the added benefits of Peptan collagen peptides. The dairy drink is a popular recipe for creating healthy, low-fat, high protein beverages. By formulating dairy products with Peptan, you get the added benefits of two protein sources: collagen peptides as a bioactive collagen peptides and milk proteins. Peptan has been proven, through scientific studies, to support both joints and bones. Natural calcium complements the protein action to maintain muscle mass....

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Rediscovering porcine collagen

Pork is a relatively overlooked source of collagen peptides. Yet it’s been part of our diets for many thousands of years. So in this article we’re going to look at what porcine collagen is, its history and why it’s currently making a comeback in the Western world.   What is collagen? Collagen is a protein that can be found in all animals, including humans. It’s basically the glue that holds everything together and gives structure to the body. The highest concentrations of collagen are found in connective tissues, bones and skin. This type of unprocessed collagen is commonly known as ‘native collagen’.   Native collagen vs collagen peptides Native collagen is hard to digest. So, for it to have nutritional value, native collagen needs to be processed into collagen peptides for bioavailability....

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Almond cookie with Peptan

A delicious and healthy snack, this cereal bar can help you maintain youthful, healthy-looking skin. The Peptan Collagen Peptides can rejuvenate your skin from the inside by improving collagen network and skin hydration levels, which is supported by natural antioxidants from goji berries (beta-carotene), raisins, pistachios and hazelnuts (vitamin E). All-in-all, a tasty treat with added health benefits!...

Cereal Bar with Peptan

A delicious cookie with skin-beauty and mobility benefits. This guilt-free treat contains 15% Peptan collagen peptides, which are proven to promote skin beauty and provide support to your flexibility....

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Collagen Jelly with Peptan

Discover Peptan’s health benefits through this marvelous jelly! This high-protein dessert contains 5% Peptan collagen peptides, which provide healthy-aging benefits and promote skin-beauty, while being a delicious treat – what more could you want?...

Miso soup with Peptan

A delightful drink to enjoy everyday, with the added benefits of Peptan. The dairy drink is a popular recipe for creating healthy, low-fat, high-protein beverages. By formulating dairy products with Peptan, you get the added benefits of two protein sources: collagen peptides as a bioactive protein and milk proteins. Peptan has been proven, through scientific studies, to support both joints and bones. Natural calcium complements the protein action to maintain muscle mass....

Dairy Shot with Peptan

A sweet probiotic drink to help digestion and maintain bone health. This fresh, high-protein, treat packs in all that is good for your bones! Peptan helps to build the bone matrix, while kefir offers digestive and gut-health benefits. ...