Collagen cocktail for men

Collagen and ingredients to support men's health in a tasty smoothie. Three minutes and done!

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Have 3 minutes? Throw in a few ingredients, add a solid dose of collagen and blitz. You'll instantly taste a delicious and nutritious smoothie made by nutritionist Aleksandra Cudna-Bartnicka.

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From this article you will learn:

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  • How to make a collagen shake.
  • How to make a collagen shake.
  • Why you should supplement with collagen.
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Collagen cocktail for men

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Rescription for 1 serving

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Ingredients:

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  • cherries, frozen or fresh, seedless 100 g (¾ cup)
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  • milk or vegetable drink, e.g. soya beverage 250 g (1 glass)
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  • Natu.Care Collagen Premium 5000 mg, cocoa
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  • Almonds 10 g (10 pieces)
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  • banana 100 g (1 small)
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  • Oatmeal 10 g (1 tbsp)
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Preparation:

  • Place all ingredients in the cup of a blender and blend until smooth.
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The smoothie contains almonds, cocoa and oatmeal - valuable sources of magnesium. Magnesium helps boost testosterone levels if you are deficient. It will also be ideal for physically active men, as cherries have properties that reduce muscle soreness after exercise, and potassium (from bananas) will support the body's water and electrolyte balance.

Macronutrients per 1 serving: 376 kcal, protein 13 g, fat 10 g, carbohydrate 63 g

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Why should you supplement with collagen?

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Health should be taken care of from the inside out. Around 25 years of age your body's natural collagen production begins to declineand.

This is why the first crow's feet appear, skin loses firmness and creams don't work as they should. After a few years, your joints may be bothering you and limiting your activities. Start your repair from the inside out - consider collagen supplementation.

Taking fish collagen in a minimum 2,500 mg serving for 3 months affects the look and condition of your hairskin and nailsand. Collagen is also an ally of the musculoskeletal system - a 5-10g serving supports the health of jointsbones and muscles .

How does collagen affect your body?

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Joints, muscles and bones

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skin

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Nails

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Hair

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  • rebuilds cartilage tissue,
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  • improves joint flexibility and mobility,
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  • supports muscle recovery and endurance,
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  • increases bone density,
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  • can prevent osteoporosis,
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  • can reduce joint pain and stiffness,
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  • improves elasticity and tone,
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  • increases hydration levels,
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  • reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles,
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  • can reduce the appearance of perfection,
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  • reduces the appearance of cellulite,
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  • helps skin healing (e.g. after acne, scars, stretch marks)
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  • gives elasticity,
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  • can accelerate growth,
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  • reduces unevenness,
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  • improves the hydration of the skin around the nails,
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  • reduces brittleness,
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  • gives them a strong structure,
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  • reduces damage to the hair follicle,
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  • prevents damage to the hair shaft,
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  • can slow down the greying process,
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  • improves the condition of the scalp by increasing its hydration level,
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  • can prevent hair thinning,
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