Who should buy collagen and when should you start eating collagen?
Well, we’d say anyone in in their mid twenties. The body produces collagen naturally and it is in abundance when young, but unfortunately production starts to decline at about age 25, and continues. It decreases even more in women after menopause…
Collagen is a protein your body makes, and in fact, it is the most prevalent protein in the human body. It’s found in bones, skin, muscles, and tendons and keeps the tissue of each connected.
As you age, or as you’re exposed to factors like smoking or extreme UV light, your body produces less collagen and these connections loosen. You’ll be able to see this decline with wrinkles and saggy skin, yes, but more than that, you’ll feel the difference in the way your body moves. Once your body’s collagen decreases, you’ll feel joint pain more often and your muscles will weaken. It’s why it’s easier to get 6-pack abs when you’re young: your body is physically better able to form and strengthen when you have an abundance of collagen.
If you’re looking to tighten your skin, reduce some cellulite, get that glow back, or grow your hair and nails a little extra, collagen may not be a bad idea.