Supplement Database: Collagen

Collagen Explained

What is Collagen?

A naturally occurring compound found in meat and fish, often used as a supplement to enhance athletic performance.

Benefits of Collagen

Supports joint health and reduces symptoms of osteoarthritis; improves skin hydration, elasticity, and collagen production; aids in wound healing and recovery from injuries.

Drawbacks of Collagen?

Limited amino acid profile compared to other protein sources; may not be as effective for muscle building or sports performance; quality and purity of collagen supplements vary.