5 WAYS TO ADD COLLAGEN PEPTIDE IN YOUR DIET
Let’s understand first that what is Collagen peptide and how does it work in our body? So, Collagen plays a very important role making up approximately 30% of the proteins in our bodies and also it is present in almost every part of our body that ensures the cohesion, elasticity and regeneration of all our connective tissues, including skin, tendons, ligaments, cartilage and bones. But less known fact is that after a certain age (25-27 years) the naturally occurring collagen starts declining which leave adverse health effects like joint pains, early signs of ageing, brittle nails, hair loss, fatigue etc.
Nowadays, one can easily overcome these issues by just adding 10-12gm of collagen peptide as a supplement in your daily diet and see great results within a period of 1-2 months. It works great for skin as well as for whole body wellness.
Need some collagen supplement inspiration? We got you. Here are our 5 ways in which you can enjoy your collagen like a boss, including which type to use, and how to use it for best results!
Adding collagen to your morning coffee will yield a healthier and frothier beverage to enjoy in the morning. For best results, simply blend 1 cup of freshly brewed coffee, with 2 tbsp sugar, 1 tbsp of fresh cream, 1 tbsp of collagen protein, and 1 tsp of vanilla extract. Blend or mix on high for one minute or until thick and frothy! If you’re not a fan of hot coffee, you can add a tall glass of cold-coffee too!
Smoothies are the perfect vehicle for collagen peptides, as the natural sweetness makes collagen powder virtually unnoticeable. Add 1 tbsp of your collagen powder to your smoothie—you can try different flavors of collagen with your tasty smoothies.
Bring these wholesome, raw Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Energy Bites to the next level by adding ½ cup of collagen peptides to the recipe. Keep them in the freezer for a quick dessert or snack. Isn’t the combination killer? – The energy and taste in one bite!
While making your own vegetable or bone broth soup, it is a fantastic way to derive collagen from beef bones, adding a scoop of your collagen protein is a much quicker way of adding collagen to your soup if you don’t have any broth on hand. Collagen protein from gelatin will thicken up any soup recipe. For a desired consistency, try adding a few scoops at a time until you’ve reached there.
Who don’t love pancakes which makes them never not a good idea, and mixing some collagen protein to your batter makes for a match made in heaven. Try adding them to these Spelt Pancakes! Add one tbsp of collagen protein to the butter, add more ingredients and don’t forget to give everything a good whisk before adding to the rest of the batter. Then cook as usual, and enjoy!
So, it’s time for you to make collagen your friend if you want to live a happy and healthy life with no more health complaints.