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How do you find your inner strength?

For centuries, collagen has been a champion in achieving beauty from within. Aside from being an essential skin component, collagen is also a key element in our musculoskeletal system. This article underscores the importance of collagen for mobility and sports performance, and how to counter the progressive decline of collagen with age with Peptan® collagen peptides, all to ensure an active and healthy lifestyle and boost inner strength.   Collagen: holding our bodies together Collagen is the most abundant protein in our bodies and the main structural component of the connective tissue that supports and protects our organs. Collagen is found throughout the body, from skin cells and blood vessels to the entire musculoskeletal system including tendons, ligaments, cartilage, muscles, and bones.     However, collagen production declines with age...

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#COLLAGENTALK, EP 2 – Clare Otridge talking about collagen peptides for Hair Beauty

Peptan collagen peptides have been shown previously to improve hair strength in a clinical study, Rousselot sets out with a consumer survey in the UK to investigate consumers' perception of Peptan on hair beauty. In this survey with 120 British women aged 30-60 years and of diverse hair types, oral daily supplementation with 5g Peptan over 3 months, 67% of participants reported an overall improvement in hair quality, 64% of participants would buy the product and 69% of participants would recommend the product. As a follow up, Rousselot worked with England Marketing to conduct a focus group to understand further consumers’ impression and thoughts about Peptan.   [interview transcript] Florencia: Hello everyone and welcome to our new episode of Collagen Talk. My name is Florencia Moreno, Business development manager...

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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:...

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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....

Why Revive Active’s ‘super supplements’ are becoming a global success

In this month’s interview with a Peptan co-branded partner, we present Revive Active, an Ireland-based company that produces the highest quality ‘super supplements’ to support individuals around the world in their pursuit of health, fitness, and beauty. Author: Christina Hackett, Brand Manager at Revive Active What is Revive Active, and what does it stand for? Revive Active’s ethos is simple: to formulate and produce premium super supplements, that contain the best ingredients, sourced from the top suppliers worldwide, provided in the most bioavailable form, so we can make a difference to people’s health and wellbeing. Our unique products are formulated and produced in Ireland before they are exported to over 48 different countries around the world. Can you share the story behind Revive Active? In 2011, our managing director,...

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Start your day with Sontal® Collagen, celebrating 10 years of promoting quality of life

Our co-branded partner SONTAL® Collagen from South Africa is on Die Groot Ontbyt!   The daily breakfast program that broadcasts on GrootFM 90.5 and kykNET, dstv channel 144, weekdays from 06:00.   On the program Elmarie and Johan Esterhuyse, owner and co-founder, tell the story behind SONTAL® collagen and provide a short introduction to the benefits of their product with Peptan collagen peptides inside. Covering the science behind collagen peptides for beauty from within, sports nutrition, joint and bone health and more, this program gives you insights into how SONTAL collagen and support your health holistically.   Watch Sontal's interview on Die Groot Ontbyt:     [mkdf_button size="" type="" text="Visit Sontal's website to know more!" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://sontal.co.za/" target="_blank" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]...

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Product of the month – Meeting Malaysia’s health, fitness and beauty needs with Naturion

Continuing our series of monthly interviews with Peptan co-branded partners, we introduce Naturion, a company that works with Peptan to produce high-quality Naturion collagen for the market in Malaysia.   Author: Manfred Wong, Business Development and Marketing Manager at Naturion Sdn Bhd   Tell us about Naturion collagen At Naturion, we produce high-quality and innovative collagen supplements for the Malaysian market. Our collagen products have unbeatable benefits and are used by hundreds of people throughout the country to support their health, fitness, and beauty. Can you briefly tell us about the history of Naturion? Naturion Sdn Bhd was established in 2002. Before we moved into collagen supplements, we represented Rousselot in raw material distribution in Malaysia. After almost two decades, in 2018, we relaunched as a collagen supplement company, working with...

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Product of the Month – Creating a universal health style with Mattisson

Once a month, we like to invite a Peptan co-branded partner to tell us more about what they do and why it matters. This month, we present: Mattisson Healthstyle, a company passionate about healthy and sustainable products which has developed several products containing Peptan collagen peptides  for promote a healthy lifestyle. Author: Ruud van Tol, Owner and Founder of Mattisson Healthstyle   What does Mattisson Healthstyle do? At Mattisson Healthstyle, health is our priority. Since our founding in 2001, we have aimed to promote what we call a Universal Healthstyle: a lifestyle that is comprehensively healthy and beneficial for consumers, the environment, and everyone in the production chain. We offer a complete range of natural and organic health products, from protein, enriched powder drink, vegetable oils, snacks, and gluten-free...

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Product of the month – Sanavita’s hyaluronic skin: advanced technology for greater beauty

Every month we invite a Peptan co-branded partner to talk about their product with Peptan collagen peptides inside. This month Andrea Dario Frias, P&D and Regulatory Affairs manager from Sanavita, a food manufacturer specializing in healthy functional products and food supplements that has science, innovation and scientific evidence in its DNA, presents their “Hyaluronic Skin” for skin beauty.   Author: Andrea Dario Frias, P&D Regulatory Affairs Manager at Sanavita                     “We want to take care of you, so you can take care of the world.” This is Sanavita’s purpose. We are a manufacturer specializing in healthy functional products and food supplements founded in 1984, located in Piracicaba, in the  countryside of São Paulo.  We have our own Research Center, composed by masters and doctors in nutrition and food science. This center works...

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How collagen went mainstream and why you need to know

A new book published in Denmark, ‘Collagen: Strong, Healthy, and Painless’, draws from interviews with Janne Prawitt and Claude Capdepon, Scientific Director Health & Nutrition and Application Manager at Rousselot, respectively, to explore the benefits of collagen. The book – published by Politikens Forlag, one of Denmark’s largest and most acclaimed publishing companies – Illustrates colorfully and with solid science how this unique natural health ingredient continues to gain popularity across the world . It’s the story of how one protein has emerged from being a niche ingredient to an essential item on business shelves – including those of Danone, Nestlé and Hershey’s – and in consumer diets worldwide. A valuable science document and a fun cookbook! One of the attractions of ‘Collagen: Strong, Healthy, and Painless’ lies in the...