Collagen is the “glue” that holds your body together. It makes up about one-third of the protein in your body
The process of hydrolyzing also allows collagen peptides to dissolve in water, which makes it relatively simple to use them in everyday foods (like water or smoothies)
Skin health is the most well-researched benefit of taking collagen.
There is some evidence that collagen can be great for supporting connective tissues and improving joint pain after exercise.
In inflammatory digestive conditions, such as irritable bowel disease (IBD), there is a “gut healing” theory about collagen. “Some research finds that collagen levels are decreased in patients with these conditions. By taking collagen, you would help correct a deficiency.