Growing Collagen

Collagen is a word often thrown around in the cosmetic industry. Many pills, lotions and potions claim to contain collagen or collagen-producing properties, and beauty magazines panic about the weakening of it as we age. But this isn’t just a scare-mongering tactic created by corporations to get us to buy their products – collagen is an essential structural part of our bodies. The word collagen comes from the Greek word kolla, meaning ‘glue’ – an incredibly apt description for this complex molecule. ... Read more
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