Most of the people know the colagenopor creams and beauty treatments, but perhaps we are not aware that collagen is the most abundant protein in our bodies and that brings structure and elasticity to their tissues. Thus, collagen is the basic component of bones, cartilages (including those that protect joints), intervertebral discs, ligaments, tendons, membranes that surround and protect the muscle fibres, bundles of these fibres, as well as the muscles. Also of the skin, scalp, gums, dentine, walls of vessels, the eye cornea and connective tissue that protects our vital organs. Collagen is a protein hard, similar to the rubber, which represents 30% of body protein and form the structure of tendons, bones and connective tissues. Collagen is a protein of the dermis that keeps the union of subcutaneous tissues and whose endings to hold skin, giving it firmness and smoothness. When the Collagen is stops producing or is worn by the effects of the Sun’s rays, it is that first fine grooves, are forming and then dreaded wrinkles.

With the passage of the years, degrades the collagen and appear joint pain, loss of bone density and skin wrinkles. Then arise related rheumatic diseases: osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. This reduction of collagen in the body is the main cause of: premature aging. Increase of aches & pains in joints and muscles. Loss of elasticity and smoothness on the skin, hair and nails.

Eye problems increasing. Deficiencies in the cardiovascular and lymphatic system. Problems increase in teeth and gums. Where do we get collagen? Collagen is a protein of exclusively animal, that we can get to eating meat and processed meat, especially those that present a higher content in tendons and ligaments, commonly called nerves. Can also be obtained from fish, although its content is It focuses on the skin and the thorns. Gelatins that are used in the preparation of puddings and desserts, broths from meat or fish as well as some traditional dishes based on cartilage, also constitute an important contribution of collagen.