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What to Look for

We know that collagen supplements are great for your hair, skin and nails but do you know what else to watch for when buying them? Here are our top tips to look out for when deciding to buy collagen supplements.

The type of collagen you are after:

Did you know there are around 16 different types of collagens within the human body? Although types 1, 2 and 3 make up around 90% of this. When buying collagen supplements you should be looking for mainly type 1. This can be found from porcine (pig), bovine (cow), fowl (chicken) and marine (fish).  Fish collagen can be absorbed up to 1.5 times more efficiently into the body that the other types. This is due to having smaller particle sizes than the rest.

The amount of hydrolysed collagen

Each supplement you come across has different about of collage within it. It is recommended that you do not take more than 7.5 grams of collagen per serving. This is because your body can not absorb more than this at anyone given time. You can take more than 7.5 grams this over a 24-hour period. However, you need to make sure you space the dosage over several hours. Each of our supplements are research supported, this means if you follow our easy directions then you will never take over 7.5grams of collagen at one time.

What else is in the supplement

For collagen to work at its best the needs to be the presence of Vitamin C. Vitamin C helps the absorption of collagen as well a whole load of other health benefits! Re-Coll add extra vitamin and minerals to all our products leaving you looking and feeling great.

How do you take the supplement?

We offer collagen in 3 quick and easy formats. This means you can pick your best delivery method for you. Each of our supplements have clear directions for use on our website as well as the outer packaging. All our supplements are tried and tested for their bioavailability meaning you get the best dosage possible for your chosen method.

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