Type 2 Collagen
Contains Type 2 Collagen: Joints, Skin and Gut Health
(Collagen Type 2 is Derived From Chicken)
Type II Collagen is from Chickens
1. Arthritis Relief
More than 50 million adults and 300,000 children have some type of arthritis, which is an informal way of referring to joint pain or degenerative joint disease. There are actually over 100 different types of arthritis and related conditions. Common arthritis joint symptoms include swelling, pain, stiffness and decreased range of motion.
Two of the most common and well-known types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Collagen may actually help stop autoimmune disease like rheumatoid arthritis in its tracks or at the least greatly improve rheumatoid arthritis symptoms.Chicken collagen is loaded with joint-healthy chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine sulfate — both of which are great for supporting your joints and maintaining healthy pH levels.
In a randomized, double-blind trial involving 60 patients with severe, active rheumatoid arthritis, the patients given chicken type II collagen for three months experienced a decrease in the number of swollen and tender joints. Patients who took a placebo did not have any improvements. Four of the patients in the collagen group had total remission of their arthritis, and patients who took the collagen had no evident side effects.
Undenatured type II chicken collagen has been shown to retrain the immune system to correctly recognize exposed cartilage proteins as the body’s own tissues, rather than incorrectly seeing them as foreign invaders. This prevents the inflammatory and destructive attack that causes osteoarthritic joint stiffness and pain.
2. Boosts Immune System
Research continues to provide proof that collagen can help seal openings in the gut lining and support gut integrity. This directly works to boost the immune system and is one of the reasons why chicken soup can truly make you feel better when you’re fighting a temporary illness or a chronic immune-related health problem.
When type II chicken collagen is ingested in cases of autoimmune inflammation, the first site of activity appears to be at the level of dendritic (antigen-presenting) immune cells in the intestines. These areas, known as Peyer's patches, have a high population of dendritic cells. These incredible cells were first discovered more than 30 years ago and are now known as controllers that can both create and decrease your body’s immunity. By incorporating chicken collagen into your diet, you can improve your primary immune responses as well as the ability of your immune system to be adaptive in general.
3. Skin Benefits
Collagen helps form elastin and other compounds within skin that are responsible for maintaining skin’s youthful tone, texture and appearance. Nutrition is key when it comes to skin health and appearance. The more collagen you have in your body, the less likely you are to have one of the most visible signs of aging — wrinkles. That means chicken collagen can be added to your natural skin care regimen.
While many face creams claim to revitalize skin by including collagen in their ingredients, the molecules in these topical products are usually too large for your skin to absorb.
Research shows that oral collagen supplementation effectively improves the common signs of skin aging. One study found that skin hydration improved after eight weeks of collagen supplementation while collagen density in the dermis significantly increased after just four weeks of supplementation. By consuming bone broths and collagen supplements, you can ensure better collagen absorption and improve your body from the inside out.
4. Improved Digestive Health
Chicken collagen helps support a healthy mucosal layer in the gut. Studies have found that in individuals with digestive imbalances, serum concentrations of collagen are decreased.Because the amino acids in collagen build the tissue that lines the colon and entire GI tract, supplementing with collagen can support healthy digestive function. By keeping the mucosal layer of you gut healthy, you can avoid leaky gut, which is often the root cause of food allergies, low energy, joint pain, thyroid disease, autoimmune disease symptoms slow metabolism.
5. Enhanced Athletic Performance
Research conducted by the Department of Nutrition and Sports Nutrition for Athletics at Penn State University found that when athletes supplemented with collagen over the course of 24 weeks, the majority showed significant improvements in joint comfort and a decrease in factors that negatively impacted athletic performance. It’s not surprising that type II collagen helps arthritis as well as sports-related joint issues because it naturally contains chondroitin and hyaluronic acid.
These are two substances known to support joint health. Chondroitin helps keep cartilage healthy by absorbing fluid (mainly water) into the connective tissue. It also provides the building blocks for the body to produce new cartilage and may also block enzymes that break down cartilage. Hyaluronic acid, naturally found in joint fluid, lubricates joints.
Collagen Type II 500 mg 60 vcaps
SERVING SIZE: 1 Vegetarian Capsule
SERVINGS PER CONTAINER: 60
AMOUNT PER SERVING:
BioCell Collagen II® 500 mg
(hydrolyzed chicken collagen type II, providing
Chondroitin Sulfate 100 mg and Hyaluronic Acid 50 mg)
Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (vegetarian capsule).
Free of added sugar, starch, salt, wheat, gluten, corn, coloring, dairy products, flavoring or preservatives.