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Recipes to Restore Your Lost Collagen

Recipes to Restore Your Lost Collagen

According to WebMDCollagen is a protein vital for the proper functioning of our connective tissues, and it is the connective tissues that “give your body shape.” Collagen keeps our skin firm, which is why our skin tends to sag as we age, per byrdie† Instead of collagen creams, board-certified dermatologist Marie Hayag recommends adding retinol or peptides to skincare to boost collagen production and sunscreen to “prevent your collagen from breaking down.” The best source for collagen are animal products such as skin, joints and ligaments, per health line

If you’re eating enough protein, such as poultry, beans, and fish, you should be fine. Bone broth is also an excellent source of collagen. However, if that’s not your thing, there are other delicious ways to add collagen supplements to your daily diet.