Collagen, the protein in our bodies that’s responsible for supple skin and elasticity, is something we naturally make less of as we age. Luckily, there are many foods that are either naturally rich in collagen or help aid your body in producing more. Skip the pricey creams and make one of these recipes instead.
Stress relief is just a healthy meal away. Here are some stress-relieving foods and easy, tasty meals to make that put them in the spotlight.
Okay, so it’s doubtful that anyone can attribute their luscious locks, radiant skin, or strong muscles to collagen and collagen alone, but it’s worth knowing that collagen can help you in all those capacities.
No matter how hectic your morning—overslept, waited extra-long for the shower at the gym, kids dawdled over breakfast—there’s always time for coffee.
Starting the day with foods that help you look your best is a great way to get going in the morning. You know collagen is the ultimate beauty booster—everywhere you go, people are blending it into smoothies, pouring it into coffee, and adding it to muffins.
Two super-healthy and ultra-trendy ingredients together in one easy-to-make, delicious and satisfying snack? Yes, please. These matcha collagen bars feel like a treat and get you the protein and disease-fighting antioxidants your body craves.
If you’ve walked the aisles at a healthy grocery store lately, no doubt you’ve seen tons of products containing collagen. Bone broth, protein bars, powders—it seems like it’s in everything.
There are plenty of magical ingredients out there claiming to give you more youthful skin, stronger hair and nails, improved gut health, and more—but there’s one that’s been scientifically proven to deliver on all of the above: Collagen.
Christa Orecchio’s go-to breakfast is her Adrenal Healing Creamsicle. She loves it because, “it’s fast, delicious and delivers the perfect amount of protein, carbs, fat, and minerals to shut off the stress response, feed the thyroid and get your day going. It’s excellent for breakfast skippers!”