What is Collagen?
A 2012 study finds collagen to help improve skin dryness and wrinkles from participants having 76% less dryness and 12% fewer visible wrinkles. This is supported by 1 2014 study that shows the ability of collagen to help improve skin elasticity in women aged 35 to 55. A recent study also shows that collagen improved wound healing in burns.
What are the benefits of Collagen?
Our body naturally makes collagen. It is a kind of protein that serves as one of the building blocks of our bones, skin, muscles and ligaments. It is what keeps our skin from sagging thus giving us a plump, firm, supple, smooth skin and youthful look. But as we grow older, our natural collagen production decreases starting in our mid-20s that eventually goes 1% down each year.
What are the types of Collagen?
There are 28 types of collagen in our body. The most common are Type I, Type II and Type III which constitutes 80 to 90% of our body's collagen supply. Type II helps to build cartilage and Type III helps create muscles and blood vessels. Type I is the most common form of collagen as it supports the structure of your skin, bones, organds and tendons. Because it directly benefits the skin, this type of collagen is what you will want to look out for in beauty products.
What is Japanese Collagen Made Of?
Japanese collagen on the other hand is different because it was extracted from ocean seafood. This marine collagen obtained from fish is an indespensable source of nutrients that helps maintain the youth of the human body. After some time, Japan decided to release a variety of products with natural marine collagen from ocean fish and animals. Japanese collagen is different from other similar collagen products available by a few parameters including...
Why Japanese Collagen Is Better Than Other Similar Collagen Products?
There are specific reasons why Japanese uses marine collagen extracted from sea foods. It is due to its high efficiency and extremely high level of absorption. As our blood chemical compositions is closest to water, it is more likely and not surprising when marine components are deemed easy to digest and are the most beneficial for our body cells. Japanese marine collagen from sea food has several of the most important and necessary types of collagen.
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