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Issue Summary

Collagen accounts for 30 percent of the human body's total protein content, impacting areas such as the bones, skin, muscles, ligaments, tendons, joint cartilage and more. This issue explores research evaluating the effects of collagen peptides on well-being, physical appearance and body composition of younger, middle age and elderly people; as well as the increasing prevalence of collagen peptides in beauty-from-within applications, including formulations for fingernail health.

Takeaways for Your Business

  • Collagen peptides are protein building blocks derived from enzymatic hydrolysis of native collagen.
  • Collagen applications include nutricosmetics, dietary supplements, functional foods and beverages.
  • GELITA’s collagen peptides are readily absorbed by the body, easily digestible and highly bioavailable.