Written by: on May 14, 2020 @ 6:00 am

Did you know that collagen makes up 75 percent of skin’s support structure?

You probably think about collagen in your skin because the word comes up whenever anyone is talking about skin aging. It’s true that this protein plays a role in the perceived youthfulness of your skin, but there’s so much more to it. Collagen is a protein and is one of the main building blocks of our skin. It’s also found in our bones, tendons, and ligaments,”

Your diet plays a surprisingly large role in the appearance and youthfulness of your skin, Eating collagen-rich foods or foods that boost collagen production may also help create the building blocks (amino acids) you need for your skin goals. “There are three amino acids important for collagen synthesis:

  • Proline
  • Lysine
  • Glycine

Collagen is present in skin, muscle, bone, and connective tissues and plays a key role in joint health and maintaining supple skin and elasticity, but as we age, our body produces less collagen.

The speed of that aging process is different for everyone. How quickly we lose collagen varies with several factors including the environment and genetics.

So to make sure you’re giving your body the ingredients it needs to keep your hair, skin, and nails healthy and glowing, here are some great food choices for your dinner plate:

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