Health

Lets talk about Collagen

Lets talk collagen. If you’re curious about the newest trend in health that is suddenly everywhere, let’s familiarize you so you’re ready to dive in as well!

Collagen is the most abundant protein and second largest substance (behind water) that is found in the human body. Until our twenties, our body naturally produces collagen. As this production slows and eventually ceases, we begin to see the signs of aging. Ahhhhh, why must this happen? I already feel like an old hen after having three kids. Now that I am getting older and my skin is showing age, the Vital Proteins collagen products have become every day essentials to my life! By replenishing collagen levels, it will benefit the building blocks that maintain hair, skin and nails. Let’s call it, the Fountain of Youth! I received these products in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. Read my disclaimer page for more information.

I have so many people ask me about which Vital Proteins collagen supplements they should take and especially questions for how to do so on a budget. I regularly rotate all of them. I love the health benefits from all of them and the different ways you can use them. This has also led me to break down what benefits are in each of them so people can decide which ones they want to purchase first that will fit organically into their lifestyle the best.

PASTURE-RAISED, GRASS-FED COLLAGEN PEPTIDES

  • These natural peptides are highly bio-available, digestible and soluble in cold or hot beverages.

Uses:

  • Stir into water, fruit juice, or other beverages
  • Add to smoothies as protein booster
  • Mix with oatmeal, soups, or sauces
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COLLAGEN BEAUTY GREENS

  • Premium natural blend for a beautiful glow that begins from within
  • Nourishing elixir combines marine collagen peptides with raw organic greens, hyaluronic acid, and probiotics
  • Offers a natural coconut flavor made from organic coconut water and the finest Madagascar vanilla beans
  • Helps prevent the signs of aging
  • Improves skin’s moistures, smoothness, and tone.

Uses:

  • mix into smoothies
  • Mix into matcha tea
  • Add into dessert recipes (think cheesecake)
  • Freeze with water to make ice cubes for your drinks

MARINE COLLAGEN, WILD-CAUGHT, NON-GMO PROJECT VERIFIED

  • From fresh wild-caught snapper
  • Non-GMO Project Verified
  • Promotes youthful skin, healthier hair, and stronger nails
  • Supports joint health
  • Natural glycine promotes healthy immune, digestive, and central nervous systems
  • Combates the signs of aging by reducing fine lines and wrinkles, improving elasticity and restoring moisture to your skin.

Uses:

  • Stir into water, fruit juice, or other beverages
  • Add to smoothies as protein booster
  • Mix with oatmeal, soups, or sauces

PASTURE-RAISED, GRASS-FED COLLAGEN WHEY (VANILLA COCONUT)

  • Advanced protein utilization formula
  • Collagen peptides and whey protein for balanced amino acid profile
  • Vanilla and Coconut Flavor
  • Natural hyaluronic acid for joint support
  • 2nd generation spore probiotics for increased protein utilization

Uses:

PASTURE-RAISED, GRASS-FED COLLAGEN PEPTIDES (VANILLA & COCONUT WATER)

  • 20g collagen per serving
  • Offers a smooth vanilla flavor with a hint of coconut
  • Premium elixir that blends grass-fed, pasture-raised collagen peptides with Madagascar vanilla beans, coconut water, hyaluronic acid and probiotics

Uses:

  • add to coffee or tea
  • add to smoothies
  • mix into oatmeal or yogurt
  • add to your breakfast cereal
  • use in any baking recipes (example: cookies, pies, scone)

If you’re still trying to figure out where to start on your collagen journey, feel free to reach out to me! I would love to help you.

6 Comments

  • Danielle

    Hi! New Mom here and I’m finding out all the things that I cannot take while nursing. Especially working on getting rid of a head cold the options are very limited. I am assuming this is okay to take while nursing?

    • Amanda Scott

      Hey! Yes of course. You can take this while nursing and for head colds I suggest lots of essential oils, bone broth and sleep.

    • Amanda Scott

      Thank you so much for your kind words! I didn’t realize how important it was until I started researching then it all started clicking. I’m glad I could help you 🙂

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