Naturally created by fibroblast cells, collagen is one of the most important and abundant proteins in the body. It comprises most connective tissues, and can be found in hair, skin, ligaments, bones, and nails, among other places. Approximately 25-35% of the proteins in mammals is collagen, and its primary responsibilities are in the firmness and suppleness of skin and in keeping joints comfortable, flexible, and mobile.**
There are over 28 types of collagen that have been identified. Over 90% of the body’s collagen is type I, which is found primarily in the skin, tendons, vascular ligature, organs, artery walls, and cornea, and is the main component of the organic part of bones.
Fish Collagen Supplements
Fish collagen is derived from the skin and scales of fish. This source supplies a form of collagen that is especially bioavailable and easy to digest.** It is often found in supplements paired with hyaluronic acid, combining two of nature’s most joint-nourishing compounds.**
Piping Rock’s Fish Collagen supplements feature a joint nourishing formula of hyaluronic acid, vitamins B6, B21, and C, magnesium, zinc, and copper.** Together, these nutrients promote healthy, lubricated joints, joint flexibility, mobility, and comfort, connective tissue health, bone health, and also support healthy hair, skin, and nails.**
Directions for Use
Always consult with your trusted healthcare provider prior to adding any dietary supplement to your daily routine. There is no set daily recommended allowance for fish collagen supplements, however doses typically range from 500 to 2,000 mg taken daily 30 to 45 minutes before eating. If you are pregnant, nursing or taking any medications, consult your doctor before use. If any adverse reactions occur, immediately stop using this product and consult your doctor.