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Collagen fibres in skin and tissue (structure and function)

Everything you need to know about collagen fibres. Learn about their structure and role in the body.

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Collagen fibres are basically the scaffolding for all tissues in the body. They keep your skin, internal organs and even your bones in shape and prevent them from collapsing.

Without collagen fibres, we would look very... plastic. This is because they play a significant role in our body. They make up about 30% of the total weight of proteins in the body and are present in skin, bones, cartilage, muscles and joints, among others. Below you will find everything you need to know about them.

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From this article you will learn:

  • How collagen fibres are built.
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  • Where they are found in the body.
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  • How they are formed and what you can do to rebuild them.
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What are collagen fibres?

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To get a good understanding of what collagen fibres are, you have to start at the beginning, i.e. with the cell. Or, more precisely, what it isn't. Surely you have come across the term cells of the human body many times. However, our body is made up of more than just them.

The non-cellular part of our tissues is the extracellular matrix. Its main components are fibrous elements - primarily collagen fibresand.

Collagen fibres are therefore extracellular matrix fibres and are composed of collagen glycoproteins (or in human terms, collagen proteins). Breaking the collagen fibre into even smaller fragments yields strands of collagen peptides, and going even further individual amino acidsand.

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This breaking down/disintegration of collagen fibres when exposed to water is called the process of hydrolysis.
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Ilona Krzak.

Ilona Krzak Master of Pharmacy

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Collagen fibres are characterised by their elongated structure and the fact that they are strong and insoluble in water. In our body, they are usually arranged in bundlesand.

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Per gram, type I collagen is stronger than steel.
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Molecular Cell Biology, 6th Edition(Lodish et al., 2007)

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Collagen fibres under the microscope

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This is what collagen fibres look like under an electron microscope:

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Tom Deerinck and Mark Ellisman, NCMIR
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Functions of collagen fibres

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Collagen fibres have different functions depending on their location in the body:

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Place of occurrence

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Functions of collagen fibres

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The skin

Provide structural support and contribute to skin elasticity, enables wound healingand.

Joints

Play a key role in maintaining joint structure and function - they provide flexibility and influence joint stabilityand.

Muscles

They are responsible for maintaining the integrity and function of movement and play a role in muscle development and regenerationand.

Tendons

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Provide tensile strength and contribute to the mechanical properties of the tissueand.

Arteries and blood vessels

Helps maintain the shape of the vesselsand.

Internal organs

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Responsible for maintaining the structure of the organs; in the heart, it additionally prevents it from overstretching during contractionand.

Hair and nails

In the hair shaft, they provide strength and flexibility and protect against mechanical damage; in the nails, they are responsible for the strength and flexibility of the plate; they are also an important part of the connective tissue that surrounds the nail and provides stabilityand.

Magister of Pharmacy Ilona Krzak points out that excess collagen can be detrimental to our health:

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Collagen is also involved in the formation of scars. Its excessive and abnormal deposition manifests itself in the formation of scars (keloids). This is primarily an aesthetic problem. Unfortunately, scarring does not disappear on its own, surgery is required.

Scarring is very important.

It is very important to take care of the correct healing of the wound (correct choice of dressing, good wound environment, watching out for the "scab" so that it is not torn off too early.

Also, micro-injuries to the heart can be 'repaired' by excessive amounts of collagen, which causes fibrosis of the organ and impairs its function, leading to, among other things, myocardial infarctions.

Where are the collagen fibres located?

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Collagen fibres are found throughout the body. They are like a scaffolding for tissues. They allow them to maintain their shape, elasticity, strength and their motor function. That's why you'll find them practically all over the body - even in the cornea of the eye. Where are they most abundant?

Dermis

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The dermis is the inner layer of the skin that lies just below our epidermis. Collagen fibres are arranged in it in a way that resembles a not-so-dense network. They make up about 70-80% of the dry weight of the dermis and are responsible for its structure.

Collagen fibres influence the skin's regeneration processes, taking part in wound healing and scar formation. They also influence its appearance and condition. The collagen scaffolding holds the tissues in place, providing firmness to the skin. This is why, when the production of collagen decreases with age, the skin loses elasticity and wrinkles formand.

Periosteum

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The periodontium is the tissue that connects your tooth to your gums and is 70-80% made up of collagen fibresand. They prevent teeth from wobbling and falling out. Collagen fibres also play an important role in the structures of the tooth, including the tooth pulp, its cementum and the alveolar bone.

Joints

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Collagen makes up approximately 60% of articular cartilage and is present mainly in the connective tissue and in the form of stiff, glassy fibres surrounding joints. Here, collagen fibres form dense structures and provide the joints with the right level of hydration, as well as the right amount of surface glide with movementand.

Connective tissue

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Connective tissue is one of the tissues that make up our body. As its name suggests connective tissue ... connects other tissues together. Collagen fibres make up about 30% of the dry weight of connective tissue and are responsible for its structure and elasticity.

Collagen fibres ensure its structural integrity and protect it from mechanical damage. In addition, collagen influences tissue regeneration processes, appearance and conditionand.

Bones

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Collagen fibres make up around 90% of the organic matrix of bone. It is where calcium is deposited. Collagen fibres combine with calcium phosphate crystals to create a durable and strong bone structure and prevent fracturesand.

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Collagen affects bone structure, so supplementation is often recommended for fractures.
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Ilona Krzak.

Ilona Krzak Master of Pharmacy

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Muscle

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Collagen makes up approximately 1-10% of muscle mass and is mainly present in the connective tissue that surrounds muscle fibres. Collagen fibres provide muscles with strength and elasticity. In addition, collagen influences the regeneration processes and the maintenance of muscle strengthand.

What produces collagen fibres?

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Collagen fibres are produced by different cells in your body, depending on where they are found. Most collagen is produced by fibroblasts, which are cells in the connective tissue. These are responsible for the collagen fibres in the skin.

In the joints, the production of collagen fibres is handled by chondroblasts, or cartilage-forming cells, and in our mouth by odontoblasts, which produce dentinand.

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How to rebuild collagen fibres?

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Until the age of 25, your body produces enough collagen that its fibres regenerate themselves. However, after that, its production declines, which is primarily reflected in the appearance of our skin.

Interesting fact

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After the age of 25, your body loses around 1-1.5% of collagen per yearand.

To take care of the rebuilding and further production of collagen fibres, you can enrich your diet with collagen-rich products such as gelatine jellies, cartilage, the famous crow's feet or pork knuckles.

 

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However, collagen contained in food is not absorbed into the body very efficiently because its molecules are large and get trapped on the intestinal wallsand. In addition to this, products rich in collagen are not among the healthiest and should not form the basis of your diet (sorry pork knuckle lovers). So what can you do?

If you want to help your body rebuild collagen fibres, collagen supplementation, preferably in the form of fish-derived hydrolysate, will be effective. Here are some products that will effectively supplement collagen deficiencies.

Supplements to help rebuild collagen fibres

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Best overall

Natu.Care Collagen Premium 5000 mg, cocoa

Natu.Care Collagen Premium 5000 mg, cocoa
5.0
  • Collagen content: 5000 mg marine collagen hydrolysate
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  • Additional active ingredients: vitamin C, low molecular weight hyaluronic acid (and L-theanine and coenzyme Q10 in cocoa flavoured collagen or vitamin A and vitamin E in mango–passion fruit flavoured collagen)
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  • Form: powder sachets
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  • Dose: 1 sachet per day
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  • Sufficient for: 30 days
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Product description

Fish collagen from the Natu.Care brand in a dose of 5000 mg, based on certified ingredients of the best quality. Regular supplementation will positively influence the appearance of the skinóry, hairów and nails – they will be rebuilt and strengthened from the inside.

In addition to collagen, which is valuable for health and beauty, it also offers other active ingredients that help to maintain a youthful complexion, shiny hair and strong nails.

The formula contains a sufficient portion of the active ingredient to positively affect joints, the musculoskeletal system and immunity.

Natu.Care Premium Collagen is available in two – Cacao Bloom and Rise&Shine flavours. Both formulas are based on the following active ingredients: marine collagen hydrolysate, wild róve bud extract and hyaluronic acid.

Additionally, Cacao Bloom contains natural L-theanine, coenzyme Q10 and defatted Dutch cacao. Rise&Shine instead contains vitamin E and vitamin A.

These are the best collagens in the world.

These best fish collagens on the market also rós taste – Cacao Bloom is a treat for chocolate lovers. Rise&Shine will appeal to those whoólike the refreshing taste of mangoófruit and passion fruit.

Pros and cons

Fish collagen from the Natu.Care brand in a dose of 5000 mg, based on certified ingredients of the best quality. Regular supplementation will positively influence the appearance of the skinóry, hairów and nails – they will be rebuilt and strengthened from the inside.

In addition to collagen, which is valuable for health and beauty, it also offers other active ingredients that help to maintain a youthful complexion, shiny hair and strong nails.

The formula contains a sufficient portion of the active ingredient to positively affect joints, the musculoskeletal system and immunity.

Natu.Care Premium Collagen is available in two – Cacao Bloom and Rise&Shine flavours. Both formulas are based on the following active ingredients: marine collagen hydrolysate, wild róve bud extract and hyaluronic acid.

Additionally, Cacao Bloom contains natural L-theanine, coenzyme Q10 and defatted Dutch cacao. Rise&Shine instead contains vitamin E and vitamin A.

These are the best collagens in the world.

These best fish collagens on the market also rós taste – Cacao Bloom is a treat for chocolate lovers. Rise&Shine will appeal to those whoólike the refreshing taste of mangoófruit and passion fruit.

Additional information

Fish collagen from the Natu.Care brand in a dose of 5000 mg, based on certified ingredients of the best quality. Regular supplementation will positively influence the appearance of the skinóry, hairów and nails – they will be rebuilt and strengthened from the inside.

In addition to collagen, which is valuable for health and beauty, it also offers other active ingredients that help to maintain a youthful complexion, shiny hair and strong nails.

The formula contains a sufficient portion of the active ingredient to positively affect joints, the musculoskeletal system and immunity.

Natu.Care Premium Collagen is available in two – Cacao Bloom and Rise&Shine flavours. Both formulas are based on the following active ingredients: marine collagen hydrolysate, wild róve bud extract and hyaluronic acid.

Additionally, Cacao Bloom contains natural L-theanine, coenzyme Q10 and defatted Dutch cacao. Rise&Shine instead contains vitamin E and vitamin A.

These are the best collagens in the world.

These best fish collagens on the market also rós taste – Cacao Bloom is a treat for chocolate lovers. Rise&Shine will appeal to those whoólike the refreshing taste of mangoófruit and passion fruit.

User review

Fish collagen from the Natu.Care brand in a dose of 5000 mg, based on certified ingredients of the best quality. Regular supplementation will positively influence the appearance of the skinóry, hairów and nails – they will be rebuilt and strengthened from the inside.

In addition to collagen, which is valuable for health and beauty, it also offers other active ingredients that help to maintain a youthful complexion, shiny hair and strong nails.

The formula contains a sufficient portion of the active ingredient to positively affect joints, the musculoskeletal system and immunity.

Natu.Care Premium Collagen is available in two – Cacao Bloom and Rise&Shine flavours. Both formulas are based on the following active ingredients: marine collagen hydrolysate, wild róve bud extract and hyaluronic acid.

Additionally, Cacao Bloom contains natural L-theanine, coenzyme Q10 and defatted Dutch cacao. Rise&Shine instead contains vitamin E and vitamin A.

These are the best collagens in the world.

These best fish collagens on the market also rós taste – Cacao Bloom is a treat for chocolate lovers. Rise&Shine will appeal to those whoólike the refreshing taste of mangoófruit and passion fruit.

Refreshing taste

Natu.Care Collagen 3000 mg, various flavours

Natu.Care Collagen 3000 mg, various flavours
4.7
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Product description

Dietary supplement in a highly bioavailable form of hydrolysed collagen SeaGarden fish®. This formula has high bioavailability– youróbody will use collagen faster and more efficiently where you need it most. 

A 3,000 mg serving of collagen benefits your hair, skinóhand and nails, as well as the functioning of your jointsómuscles and bones. The action of collagen is complemented by vitamin C, whichóra supports the natural production of the youth protein in the body and also helps with its absorption. It is also a great anti-ageing antioxidant.

Natu.Care's Collagen 3000 mg is available in three fruit flavours (orange, raspberry-cranberry, blackcurrant) and a flavourless variant. The powder dissolves very well, does not form lumps in the liquid and you can add it to your favourite yoghurt, oatmeal or smoothie.

Pros and cons

Dietary supplement in a highly bioavailable form of hydrolysed collagen SeaGarden fish®. This formula has high bioavailability– youróbody will use collagen faster and more efficiently where you need it most. 

A 3,000 mg serving of collagen benefits your hair, skinóhand and nails, as well as the functioning of your jointsómuscles and bones. The action of collagen is complemented by vitamin C, whichóra supports the natural production of the youth protein in the body and also helps with its absorption. It is also a great anti-ageing antioxidant.

Natu.Care's Collagen 3000 mg is available in three fruit flavours (orange, raspberry-cranberry, blackcurrant) and a flavourless variant. The powder dissolves very well, does not form lumps in the liquid and you can add it to your favourite yoghurt, oatmeal or smoothie.

Additional information

Dietary supplement in a highly bioavailable form of hydrolysed collagen SeaGarden fish®. This formula has high bioavailability– youróbody will use collagen faster and more efficiently where you need it most. 

A 3,000 mg serving of collagen benefits your hair, skinóhand and nails, as well as the functioning of your jointsómuscles and bones. The action of collagen is complemented by vitamin C, whichóra supports the natural production of the youth protein in the body and also helps with its absorption. It is also a great anti-ageing antioxidant.

Natu.Care's Collagen 3000 mg is available in three fruit flavours (orange, raspberry-cranberry, blackcurrant) and a flavourless variant. The powder dissolves very well, does not form lumps in the liquid and you can add it to your favourite yoghurt, oatmeal or smoothie.

Pure collagen

Natu.Care Collagen 3000 mg, tasteless

Natu.Care Collagen 3000 mg, tasteless
4.6
  • Collagen content: 3000 mg collagen hydrolysate fish
  • Additional active ingredients: none
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  • Form: powder
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  • Dose: one scoop per day
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  • Sufficient for: 30 days
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Product description

The dietary supplement contains only pure fish collagen in the formula SeaGarden®. This Norwegian collagen is characterised by its purity and high bioavailability, which means that youróy body will utilise the collagen faster and more effectively.

Regular supplementation fish collagen benefits hair, skinóhand and nails and supports joints, muscles and bones. It improves the appearance of the skinóry and slows down its ageing, giving it a healthy glow.

Natu.Care Collagen 3000 mg has a neutral taste, dissolves well, does not form lumps in liquid and you can add it to your drink, yoghurt or smoothie.

Pros and cons

The dietary supplement contains only pure fish collagen in the formula SeaGarden®. This Norwegian collagen is characterised by its purity and high bioavailability, which means that youróy body will utilise the collagen faster and more effectively.

Regular supplementation fish collagen benefits hair, skinóhand and nails and supports joints, muscles and bones. It improves the appearance of the skinóry and slows down its ageing, giving it a healthy glow.

Natu.Care Collagen 3000 mg has a neutral taste, dissolves well, does not form lumps in liquid and you can add it to your drink, yoghurt or smoothie.

Additional information

The dietary supplement contains only pure fish collagen in the formula SeaGarden®. This Norwegian collagen is characterised by its purity and high bioavailability, which means that youróy body will utilise the collagen faster and more effectively.

Regular supplementation fish collagen benefits hair, skinóhand and nails and supports joints, muscles and bones. It improves the appearance of the skinóry and slows down its ageing, giving it a healthy glow.

Natu.Care Collagen 3000 mg has a neutral taste, dissolves well, does not form lumps in liquid and you can add it to your drink, yoghurt or smoothie.

Sundose° For Skin Anti-Aging°

Sundose° For Skin Anti-Aging°
4.8
  • Collagen content: 5000 mg of collagen hydrolysate
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  • Additional active ingredients: hyaluronic acid and vitamin C
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  • Form:sachets of powder to be dissolved in lukewarm water
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  • Dosage: one sachet per day
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  • Sufficient for: 30 days
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Product description

Simple composition without unnecessary additivesós. High-quality fish collagen with vitamin C and hyaluronic acid. The active ingredients are designed to support the health and appearance of your skinóskin, hairóand nails.

Pros and cons

Simple composition without unnecessary additivesós. High-quality fish collagen with vitamin C and hyaluronic acid. The active ingredients are designed to support the health and appearance of your skinóskin, hairóand nails.

Additional information

Simple composition without unnecessary additivesós. High-quality fish collagen with vitamin C and hyaluronic acid. The active ingredients are designed to support the health and appearance of your skinóskin, hairóand nails.

User review

Simple composition without unnecessary additivesós. High-quality fish collagen with vitamin C and hyaluronic acid. The active ingredients are designed to support the health and appearance of your skinóskin, hairóand nails.

Best shot

Primabiotic Collagen

Primabiotic Collagen
4.4
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Product description

Collagen enriched with a vitamin complex, in the form of convenient fruit-flavoured shotsós. The dietary supplement has rejuvenating properties. It will make your skin elastic, smoother and stronger. You will also see the positive effects of collagen on your hair and nails.

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Regular supplementation will improve jointómuscle function and strengthen bones. 

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Pros and cons

Collagen enriched with a vitamin complex, in the form of convenient fruit-flavoured shotsós. The dietary supplement has rejuvenating properties. It will make your skin elastic, smoother and stronger. You will also see the positive effects of collagen on your hair and nails.

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Regular supplementation will improve jointómuscle function and strengthen bones. 

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Additional information

Collagen enriched with a vitamin complex, in the form of convenient fruit-flavoured shotsós. The dietary supplement has rejuvenating properties. It will make your skin elastic, smoother and stronger. You will also see the positive effects of collagen on your hair and nails.

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Regular supplementation will improve jointómuscle function and strengthen bones. 

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User review

Collagen enriched with a vitamin complex, in the form of convenient fruit-flavoured shotsós. The dietary supplement has rejuvenating properties. It will make your skin elastic, smoother and stronger. You will also see the positive effects of collagen on your hair and nails.

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Regular supplementation will improve jointómuscle function and strengthen bones. 

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ALLDEYNN Collarose Fish

ALLDEYNN Collarose Fish
4.7
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Product description

Regular supplementation with fish collagen can improve post-workout muscle regeneration, prevent osteoporosis, increase jointómobility and reduce ból complaints. Fish collagen is also a powerful support for skinóry, hairóy and nails.

Pros and cons

Regular supplementation with fish collagen can improve post-workout muscle regeneration, prevent osteoporosis, increase jointómobility and reduce ból complaints. Fish collagen is also a powerful support for skinóry, hairóy and nails.

Additional information

Regular supplementation with fish collagen can improve post-workout muscle regeneration, prevent osteoporosis, increase jointómobility and reduce ból complaints. Fish collagen is also a powerful support for skinóry, hairóy and nails.

Expert opinion

Regular supplementation with fish collagen can improve post-workout muscle regeneration, prevent osteoporosis, increase jointómobility and reduce ból complaints. Fish collagen is also a powerful support for skinóry, hairóy and nails.

SOLVE LABS Collagen Peptides

SOLVE LABS Collagen Peptides
4.2
  • Collagen content: 6000 mg hydrolyzed beef collagen type I and III COLLinstant®
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  • Additional active ingredients: hyaluronic acid
  • Form: powder
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  • Dose: one scoop (6 g) daily
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  • Sufficient for: 30 days
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See price
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Product description

High-quality hydrolysate of bovine collagen (types I and III). Thanks to the COLLinstant® collagen peptide extraction technology, the preparation is well absorbed. 

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The combination of collagen and hyaluronic acid has a beneficial effect on the appearance of your skinóry. Your complexion will become firmer, moisturised and wrinkles will become shallower. The effects can also be felt on your hair: it becomes soft and shiny. The nail plate will regain its healthy appearance.

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A daily serving will support the health of your jointsós, bones and muscles.

Pros and cons

High-quality hydrolysate of bovine collagen (types I and III). Thanks to the COLLinstant® collagen peptide extraction technology, the preparation is well absorbed. 

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The combination of collagen and hyaluronic acid has a beneficial effect on the appearance of your skinóry. Your complexion will become firmer, moisturised and wrinkles will become shallower. The effects can also be felt on your hair: it becomes soft and shiny. The nail plate will regain its healthy appearance.

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A daily serving will support the health of your jointsós, bones and muscles.

Additional information

High-quality hydrolysate of bovine collagen (types I and III). Thanks to the COLLinstant® collagen peptide extraction technology, the preparation is well absorbed. 

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The combination of collagen and hyaluronic acid has a beneficial effect on the appearance of your skinóry. Your complexion will become firmer, moisturised and wrinkles will become shallower. The effects can also be felt on your hair: it becomes soft and shiny. The nail plate will regain its healthy appearance.

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A daily serving will support the health of your jointsós, bones and muscles.

User review

High-quality hydrolysate of bovine collagen (types I and III). Thanks to the COLLinstant® collagen peptide extraction technology, the preparation is well absorbed. 

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The combination of collagen and hyaluronic acid has a beneficial effect on the appearance of your skinóry. Your complexion will become firmer, moisturised and wrinkles will become shallower. The effects can also be felt on your hair: it becomes soft and shiny. The nail plate will regain its healthy appearance.

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A daily serving will support the health of your jointsós, bones and muscles.

Pharmovit Harmony Beauty

Pharmovit Harmony Beauty
4.2
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Product description

Collagen in the form of easily absorbed peptidesów hidden in the VERISOL® complex. Thanks to its high dosage and many additional vitamins and plant extracts, the formula can improve the firmness of the skinóry, shallow wrinkles and resistós aging process.

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It will also have a beneficial effect on hair – it will help thicken it and make it shiny and strong. Amongst other things, its biotin content will also improve the condition of the nail plate.

Biotin is also beneficial for your hair.

Pros and cons

Collagen in the form of easily absorbed peptidesów hidden in the VERISOL® complex. Thanks to its high dosage and many additional vitamins and plant extracts, the formula can improve the firmness of the skinóry, shallow wrinkles and resistós aging process.

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It will also have a beneficial effect on hair – it will help thicken it and make it shiny and strong. Amongst other things, its biotin content will also improve the condition of the nail plate.

Biotin is also beneficial for your hair.

Additional information

Collagen in the form of easily absorbed peptidesów hidden in the VERISOL® complex. Thanks to its high dosage and many additional vitamins and plant extracts, the formula can improve the firmness of the skinóry, shallow wrinkles and resistós aging process.

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It will also have a beneficial effect on hair – it will help thicken it and make it shiny and strong. Amongst other things, its biotin content will also improve the condition of the nail plate.

Biotin is also beneficial for your hair.

User review

Collagen in the form of easily absorbed peptidesów hidden in the VERISOL® complex. Thanks to its high dosage and many additional vitamins and plant extracts, the formula can improve the firmness of the skinóry, shallow wrinkles and resistós aging process.

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It will also have a beneficial effect on hair – it will help thicken it and make it shiny and strong. Amongst other things, its biotin content will also improve the condition of the nail plate.

Biotin is also beneficial for your hair.

DuoLife Collagen fish collagen 2500 mg

DuoLife Collagen fish collagen 2500 mg
4.0
  • Collagen content: 2500 mg collagen
  • Additional active ingredients: vitamin C, silicon, glucosamine, hyaluronic acid, nettle and bamboo extracts
  • Form: liquid to drink
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  • Dose:25 ml
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  • Sufficient for: 30 days
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Product description

100% natural collagen liquid without unnecessary ingredientsós. The composition of ingredientsós improves the appearance and condition of skinóry, hairów, nails. DuoLife is a good choiceór if you notice the first signs of skinóry ageing or want to stop this process. A tasty liquid, convenient to use.

Pros and cons

100% natural collagen liquid without unnecessary ingredientsós. The composition of ingredientsós improves the appearance and condition of skinóry, hairów, nails. DuoLife is a good choiceór if you notice the first signs of skinóry ageing or want to stop this process. A tasty liquid, convenient to use.

Additional information

100% natural collagen liquid without unnecessary ingredientsós. The composition of ingredientsós improves the appearance and condition of skinóry, hairów, nails. DuoLife is a good choiceór if you notice the first signs of skinóry ageing or want to stop this process. A tasty liquid, convenient to use.

User review

100% natural collagen liquid without unnecessary ingredientsós. The composition of ingredientsós improves the appearance and condition of skinóry, hairów, nails. DuoLife is a good choiceór if you notice the first signs of skinóry ageing or want to stop this process. A tasty liquid, convenient to use.

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Collagen Reme

Collagen Reme
4.0
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Product description

The dietary supplement from Remé contains beef collagen in a patented formula and vitamin C, whichóra aids its absorption. The formula comes in three flavours: neutral, orange-maracuja and strawberry-pomegranate. The formula can effectively support and improve the condition of the skinóry, hairóry and nails.

Pros and cons

The dietary supplement from Remé contains beef collagen in a patented formula and vitamin C, whichóra aids its absorption. The formula comes in three flavours: neutral, orange-maracuja and strawberry-pomegranate. The formula can effectively support and improve the condition of the skinóry, hairóry and nails.

Additional information

The dietary supplement from Remé contains beef collagen in a patented formula and vitamin C, whichóra aids its absorption. The formula comes in three flavours: neutral, orange-maracuja and strawberry-pomegranate. The formula can effectively support and improve the condition of the skinóry, hairóry and nails.

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Collagen, elastin and reticulin fibres...

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When searching for information on collagen fibres you will also come across elastin fibres and reticulin fibres. What do these terms mean and how do they relate to collagen?

Reticulin fibres, also known as reticular fibres (yes, bingo!, they resemble a fine meshwork in appearance) are made up of collagen fibres and glycoproteins, another type of proteinand.

Elastin fibres are also protein chains, but contain other amino acids. They are mainly found in connective tissue, ligaments, tendons, lungs and blood vesselsand.

Collagen and elastin fibres are the building blocks of the dermis, forming a loose network in the skin. Collagen fibres are responsible for its structure, providing firmness and an appropriate degree of tension. The elastin gives the skin its elasticity and suppleness. It is thanks to it that the skin can stretch when we gain weight or increase muscle mass.

What destroys collagen fibres?

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In addition to the natural loss of collagen that occurs with age, collagen fibres can also be adversely affected byand:

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  • smoking,
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  • excessive alcohol consumption,
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  • deficiencies in copper and vitamins (especially vitamin A, C and E),
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  • long exposure to the sun,
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  • chronic stress,
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  • free radicals,
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To avoid destruction of collagen fibres, limit stimulants, ensure a balanced diet and use sunscreen creams.

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Summary

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  • Collagen fibrils are the extracellular part of tissue, composed of collagen proteins.
  • Collagen fibrils are the extracellular part of tissue, composed of collagen proteins.
  • Collagen fibres are found throughout the body - from the eyes to the muscles and bones. They form the structures that give shape to tissues and internal organs.
  • Collagen fibres are found throughout the body.
  • Most collagen fibres are produced by fibroblasts, the cells of the connective tissue dermis.
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  • Drugs, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, prolonged sun exposure and stress accelerate the destruction of collagen fibres in the body.

FAQ

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. How much collagen do we lose after the age of 40?.

After the age of 40, your body can lose up to over 20% collagen. This is because its natural production declines after the age of 25. One of the most visible effects of collagen loss is wrinkles. To prevent them and reduce the appearance of those that have already formed, it is worth taking a good collagen supplement, such as  Natu.Care Collagen Premium.

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. Can you regenerate collagen fibres?.

Yes, you can support the regeneration of collagen fibres in your body by consuming foods rich in vitamin C. It supports the natural synthesis of collagen in the body. Collagen supplementation is also a good way to rebuild collagen fibres.

. How to stimulate collagen fibre production .

You can stimulate the production of collagen fibres by supplying the body with adequate amounts of vitamin C, which is involved in the collagen production process. To support the natural synthesis of this protein, ensure a balanced diet, rich in copper-containing foods, vitamin A and vitamin E. Research indicates that collagen production is also positively affected by physical activity. You may also find collagen supplements helpful.

. When do collagen fibres atrophy?.

Collagen fibres start to atrophy after the age of 25 and this is a natural process. After this time, the production of collagen in the body decreases and it is estimated that we lose 1-1.5% of collagen each year.

. How much collagen to take per day?.

Research indicates that the optimal dose that provides fast and visible results is to take between 2.5 and 15 grams of collagen. Remember not to exceed this daily intake. Excess collagen in the body is not beneficial to health.

. What does collagen do?.

The effects of collagen you can notice mainly in the condition of your skin. Collagen makes it smooth and tight. Collagen prevents the formation of wrinkles and can contribute to shallowing those that have already appeared. In addition collagen supports your joints and cartilage, ensuring you have smooth movement.

. Where are collagen fibres found?.

Collagen fibres are found throughout the body. You will find most of them in the skin, connective tissue, joints, bones, blood vessel and intestinal walls and muscles. However, that's not all, collagen is also found in teeth, gums and even in your eyes.

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