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PEPTAN RUNNERS: RUNNING GIVES ME THE FEELING OF FREEDOM | DYANE

DYANE PARENTE, ACCOUNTING ANALYST AT ROUSSELOT BRAZIL: What running means to me I love running. Running is my therapy. When I get out there, I can turn everything else off. It gives me the feeling of freedom. It made me leave my comfort zone, meet new people, and collect medals. All in all, running has made me a better person, both physically and mentally.   Overcoming limits As I’ve started running more, now two or three times a week with friends, I have realized that I can go further, overcome my limits, and become a better and healthier person each and every day. Running helps me to relax as well as improving my focus and concentration.   Unforgettable running memories My best running experience, without question, was the Bertioga Maresias Ultra-Marathon...

DOES ETHNICITY AFFECT HOW OUR SKIN AGES?

YES, IT DOES: THE BEST WAY TO CARE FOR YOUR SKIN DEPENDS ON WHERE YOU’RE FROM While more of us are starting to take care of the health of our skin, many of us are unaware of some of the factors that make our skin unique. In this article, we explore how skin type and ethnicity can impact the visible signs of aging, before offering 6 tips for keeping your skin looking fresh and youthful.   How many skin groups are there? Generally speaking, skin can be categorized into four broad groups: African/American, Asian, Caucasian, and Hispanic/Latino. It is important to note that each of these categories is heterogeneous, so we need to avoid over-generalizing. At the same time, awareness of these four skin groups can help us understand...

What’s the difference between collagen peptides and hydrolyzed collagen?

Collagen Peptides or Hydrolyzed collagen? In this article we clarify the two names and get to the root of where they come from and what they mean. There is no difference. The terms collagen peptides and hydrolyzed collagen are synonymous and used interchangeably for the same product. It’s just a matter of semantics. The phrase ‘collagen peptides’ is based on the end product, which are peptides derived from collagen; whereas ‘hydrolyzed collagen’ comes from the hydrolyzation process, the method by which collagen peptides are made. For a simple illustration, consider the ingredient ‘wheat flour’. You can call it ‘ground wheat’, after the grinding process. Or ‘wheat flour’ after the end product i.e. flour. So hydrolyzed collagen is just another way of saying collagen peptides. Hydrolyzed Collagen vs Collagen Peptides:...

Peptan Runners: Keeping mind and body in balance | Marcelo

MARCELO PERALTAS, RAW MATERIAL DIRECTOR AT ROUSSELOT BRAZIL: Why I got into running “When the Peptan Runners program began, it was just an extra activity in my workout routine; we already had a group of mountain cyclists, and we practiced almost every weekend. Now, running is the main part: I run three times a week. Running is important to me, because I want to maintain my physical condition, feel better, and prevent diseases linked to a sedentary lifestyle. Research shows that running can strengthen the heart and build stronger bones, so I knew that picking it up would be beneficial.   “Research suggests that running can strengthen the heart, build stronger bones, and help fight depression.”   My best 10km experience I enjoy running 5km and 10km, but I love street...

Peptan Runners: Learning to love running | Amanda

AMANDA CAZOTTI, SALES ASSISTANT AT ROUSSELOT BRAZIL: Learning to love running ‘Running first came into my life when I was a kid. But I hated it! The reason was simple: every morning of December 31st, the São Silvestre race was on TV, which meant no cartoons! The result was that I grew up thinking that running was boring and useless.   In 2018, the Peptan Runners program started. I told myself I’d never get into anything like that, but at the insistence of a friend and co-worker, called Rafaela, I ended up signing up. At first, I was nervous about running on the street: it felt like the stupidest thing I’d ever done. But that changed after I started out on my first run.   When I crossed the finish...

The Bioavailability of Collagen Peptides

Collagen peptides are derived from pure collagen. Collagen peptides are a functional ingredient used in food and beverages as well as dietary supplements, targeting both bone and joint health along with skin beauty. Furthermore, collagen peptides help speeding up the recovery process for sports enthusiasts and professional athletes alike. Scientific data show that, when used as a dietary supplement, collagen peptides have the ability to stimulate both cell regeneration and growth in the human body. The idea on the biological mechanisms underlying these health benefits continues to take form. In this article, we’re going to look at two pivotal attributes of collagen peptides, directly linked to their health benefits: bioavailability and bioactivity.   What is bioavailability?  The nutrients in our food are broken down into smaller molecules first in...

What is bone health and how can collagen peptides support it?

Collagen peptides are well-known for their positive effects on joint health. But did you know, exciting new research suggests they’re also good for supporting bone health? So in this article we’re going to look at what bone health is, the best way for supporting bone health, and the latest science showing how collagen peptides can help support healthy bones.  What are bones and what is bone health? Bones give the body structure and support, enable movement, and give protection to vital organs. They store calcium that can be released into the bloodstream when the body needs it. Most of the body’s blood cells are produced within the soft center of the bone. Bones are made up of hard and soft tissue components. The tough outer layer is known as...

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...