There are a number of compelling reasons to why you should include collagen foods in your diet. It’s a key ingredient for health and maintenance of our bones, joints, skin and GI tract the body needs it in abundance. Collagen rejuvenates the skin, connective tissues and joints, proper digestion and also helps with getting restorative sleep. When the system produces enough collagen, you look and feel better. But, as we age collagen levels drop.
Here are 4 collagen boosting foods to ensure your collagen levels are high and your digestive system is working at optimum:
Eat Your Greens
Salmon & Co
Fish collagen contains peptides which are bioavailable, meaning the body is able to effectively use it right away. Fish, such as salmon or herring, are rich in zinc which aids collagen production in the body. It also contains Omega-3 fatty acids in great amounts. Omega-3 helps build healthy skin cells and provides a youthful glow.
Give some of these a try in these yummy collagen boosting recipes!
Rick Hay The Superfoodist – Dip Nutrition, Dip Botanical Medicine, Dip Iridology, Dip Teaching. Rick is an anti ageing and fitness nutritionist with many years clinical experience in nutrition, naturopathy, botanical medicine and iridology. His specialisms include beauty from within supplements and natural sports medicine options.
His approach is to debunk the myths and misinformation surrounding diets, healthy eating and weight management. He’s passionate about the science behind food and fitness and aims to provide easy yet effective nutritional solutions.