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Three Delicious Hydrolysed Collagen Smoothies For Radiant Skin

Three Delicious Hydrolysed Collagen Smoothies For Radiant Skin

Posted by Ellie Hearn on Aug 27, 2018

 Estimated reading time: 4mins

Collagen peptides like our HCP are a popular supplement to support healthy joints, hair, skin and nails

Hydrolysed collagen is gaining serious popularity in the health and fitness scene right now for its multitude of health benefits.

By supporting and helping strengthen the musculoskeletal system, hydrolysed collagen is a really great supplement to include in your diet.

It can provide support to mobile joints, tendons, ligaments and more! A stand out benefit of this form of protein is the effect it has on the largest organ of your body; your skin!

We’ll discuss what collagen peptides can do to keep your skin glowing and radiant as well as how to include hydrolysed collagen in your diet with three smoothie ideas.


What is collagen?

Collagen is the building blocks of the connective tissue and tendons within the body, and is the main structural protein found in your skin.

Collagen keeps your skin healthy, smooth, hydrated and youthful in appearance. But it isn’t just good for your skin. Collagen is especially beneficial for anyone looking to protect their body as they age or for atheletes looking for musculoskeletal support to prevent injury.



Collagen is the main structural protein found in your skin that keeps it healthy and hydrated.


Okay, so what is Hydrolysed Collagen?

Also known as collagen peptides, hydrolysed collagen is an extremely pure protein source with many additional benefits for your health and general wellbeing. It’s a health supplement you can take for many reasons.

Here are some of the key benefits of a collagen supplement:

  • Over 90% pure protein
  • Additional health benefits you won’t get from a whey protein
  • Joint health support
  • Completely dairy free
  • Easy on the digestive system
  • Not heavy and creamy like a whey

The secret to glowing skin

Researchers have found collagen isn’t only a great source of protein but is fantastic for promoting healthy skin too!

How can hydrolysed collagen benefit your skin? Here’s how:

Collagen may also improve nail growth and reduce the likeliness of brittle nails, double win!



Taking hydrolysed collagen can boost skin elasticity and smooth wrinkles


Three recipes your taste buds and skin will love

Our collagen product HCP contains pure collagen peptides and is amazing value for money at as little as $1.15 per 25g serve! Plus there are three delicious flavours to choose from; Salted Caramel, Rich Chocolate and Vanilla.

To help you get started we’ve created three collagen smoothie recipes that are simply yum. The method? Just place ingredients in a blender and whizz until smooth and creamy!


Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 scoop (25g) Bulk Nutrients HCP in Vanilla or Salted Caramel
  • 250ml milk of choice
  • 1 banana
  • 6 strawberries
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Double Choc Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 scoop (25g) Bulk Nutrients HCP in Rich Chocolate
  • 250ml milk of choice
  • 1 banana
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter

Oatmeal Raisin Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 scoop (25g) Bulk Nutrients HCP in Salted Caramel or Vanilla
  • 250ml milk of choice
  • 1 banana
  • 1 tablespoon raisins
  • 2 dates
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1/3 cup oats
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Grab your own bag of Hydrolysed Collagen Protein today and enjoy these skin happy smoothies! Or if you’d like to try if first, click here to request your free sample.


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References

  1. Asserin, J., Lati, E., Shioya, T. and Prawitt, J., 2015. The effect of oral collagen peptide supplementation on skin moisture and the dermal collagen network: evidence from anex vivomodel and randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials. Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, [online] 14(4), pp.291-301. Available at: The effect of oral collagen peptide supplementation on skin moisture and the dermal collagen network: evidence from anex vivomodel and randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials.

  2. Hexsel, D., Zague, V., Schunck, M., Siega, C., Camozzato, F. and Oesser, S., 2017. Oral supplementation with specific bioactive collagen peptides improves nail growth and reduces symptoms of brittle nails. Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, [online] 16(4), pp.520-526. Available at: Oral supplementation with specific bioactive collagen peptides improves nail growth and reduces symptoms of brittle nails.

  3. MATSUDA, N., KOYAMA, Y., HOSAKA, Y., UEDA, H., WATANABE, T., ARAYA, T., IRIE, S. and TAKEHANA, K., 2006. Effects of Ingestion of Collagen Peptide on Collagen Fibrils and Glycosaminoglycans in the Dermis. Journal of Nutritional Science and Vitaminology, [online] 52(3), pp.211-215. Available at: Effects of Ingestion of Collagen Peptide on Collagen Fibrils and Glycosaminoglycans in the Dermis.

  4. Proksch, E., Schunck, M., Zague, V., Segger, D., Degwert, J. and Oesser, S., 2014. Oral Intake of Specific Bioactive Collagen Peptides Reduces Skin Wrinkles and Increases Dermal Matrix Synthesis. Skin Pharmacology and Physiology, [online] 27(3), pp.113-119. Available at: Oral Intake of Specific Bioactive Collagen Peptides Reduces Skin Wrinkles and Increases Dermal Matrix Synthesis.

  5. Proksch, E., Segger, D., Degwert, J., Schunck, M., Zague, V. and Oesser, S., 2014. Oral Supplementation of Specific Collagen Peptides Has Beneficial Effects on Human Skin Physiology: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study. Skin Pharmacology and Physiology, [online] 27(1), pp.47-55. Available at: Oral Supplementation of Specific Collagen Peptides Has Beneficial Effects on Human Skin Physiology: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study.

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