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November 7, 2018

Collagen health benefits

Collagen has many health benefits. Everything from anti-ageing, to healing a leaky gut, stronger bones, joints and more.

Collagen is pure protein. A pure protein ‘glue’ that essentially holds us together. Its the most abundant protein in our body.

Collagen makes up about 30% of our body’s protein, and is found in muscles, tendons, bones and skin.

What is Collagen?

We don’t get collagen directly from foods, our body has to make it from them. Food gives us the raw materials with which to make collagen. You can also take it as a supplement.

Collagen is extracted from animal tissues – marine or land animals. Bone broth is one potent source.

Marine collagen supplements are primarily made from the parts of the fish that many of us no longer eat – the scales, skin, bones etc.

Fish / marine collagen is thought to have the best absorption due to its smaller particle size.


Fish collagen is a Type 1 collagen and is renowned for creating the foundation for beautiful skin and connective tissue. Type 1 collagen is the most abundant in our body. Reported benefits include:

  1. Improved skin elasticity
  2. Better moisture retention / improved hydration of skin
  3. Stronger, healthier skin, hair and nails
  4. Reduction of wrinkles

Healthy bones and joints

Fish collagen is mostly protein, so it can aid with weight management, as well as recovery from exercise.  Exercise, along with the natural ageing process can place strain on our joints and bones. Supplementing with collagen can provide a healthful boost to our bones, joints, muscles and connective tissue to keep them stronger and healthier for longer.

We stock collagen at Saltuary for anyone keen to start using it as a supplement. You simply stir it into a drink (eg tea or water), wait for it to dissolve and drink. It is a clear, tasteless liquid so blends in easily. You can also add it to cooking. We’ve used it in soups and even baking to up the protein levels.

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