Collagen has made its way into most beauty routines and can be found in many different forms. The most common include Collagen Pills, Liquid, Powder and topicals like Creams, Serums, Oils and moisturizers.
Why is there such a craze for Collagen? Dermatologists and Experts have recently touted this abundant Protein as studies continuously reveal promising potential. For customers, each wave of new products brings about better innovation and higher quality.
New to the game? It’s important to learn more about the different types of this incredible nutrient and how it can impact your self-care.
What is Collagen?
Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body. It makes up roughly a third of all your protein supply. There are 28 different types of Collagen each with their own unique composition.
However, about 90% of the Collagen in your body is Type 1. Types 1,3,5 & 10 make up a majority of all your Collagen and are what you should be focused on nutritionally.
Types of Collagen:
Collagen Type 1:
Collagen Type 1 is the most abundant type found in Collagen Fibers. It’s naturally occurring throughout your body and makes up 90% of your Collagen Protein. This versatile Collagen type works well in tandem with other sources.
Collagen Type 2:
Collagen Type 2 is found throughout your body but is less prevalent than Type 1. Chicken Sternum is the most abundant source of Collagen Type 2.
Collagen Type 3:
Collagen Type 3 is often mentioned along with Type 1. These two abundant proteins are naturally present in your skin and work together synergistically. Fish Collagen and Bovine are strong sources of Type 3.
Collagen Type 5:
Collagen Type 5 is a fibrillar collagen. It’s often found in sources of Eggshell Membrane and is also associated with Type 1 Collagen.
Collagen Type 10:
Collagen Type 10 is a short chain Collagen. This Collagen Type can also be found in Eggshell Membrane along with Bovine and other animal proteins.
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Piping Rock’s Multi Collagen Protein:
Adding Collagen food sources to your diet such as Chicken, Bone Broth, Fish, Egg Whites and Citrus Fruits can be beneficial. Though, diet alone may not be enough. Many people have found that Collagen supplements offer the additional support they seek to thrive.
The most efficient approach to supplementation is getting all of these beneficial Collagen sources in one place. High-quality brands usually offer Multi Collagen Protein products in different forms.
Piping Rock’s Multi Collagen Protein Powder provides a diverse blend of Collagen sources featuring a deep spectrum of Essential and Non-Essential Amino Acids. A single scoop delivers these incredible Collagen Sources:
Hydrolyzed Bovine Collagen Peptides:
High-quality collagen derived mainly from cows.
Hydrolyzed Fish Collagen Peptides:
Also known as “Marine Collagen,” this form of protein is naturally concentrated with choline and proline!
Hydrolyzed Chicken Collagen Peptides:
Chicken is another natural source of collagen. Protein is derived from multiple parts of the chicken.
Eggshell Membrane Collagen:
Eggshell Membrane is the thin membrane that lies between the eggshell and fluid of an egg. This membrane is a quality source of protein.
Our Unflavored Powder is best mixed with Smoothies, Coffee or other Foods. We use the best suppliers with the highest standards of quality, purity and freshness. Piping Rock tests for purity, potency and quality in our world-class laboratories.
Always on the run? Our Multi Collagen Capsules may be your best bet. Easy to drop in your purse and go before a long day out! It offers the same support as our powder, with less preparation.
Supplements vs. Topicals:
There is an on-going debate about the better form of Collagen. Supplements vs. Topicals. The truth is, they both work in different, complex ways.
We believe that they both offer unique support, which is why we recommend a “Dual Product Approach.” This involves getting a variety of Collagen sources nutritionally, as well as topically. Enjoy your Collagen both inside and out with customer favorites like: