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Collagen Type I, Type II and Type III... What are the differences?

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The human body requires 3 different types of collagen, type I, II and III. Lets look at each type individually and find out the roles of each one. All 3 types of collagen are equally as important. They all have very different roles but are just as essential as each other. Type I collagen has more strength than steel, on an equal mass basis. It makes up the majority of the protein found in tendons and ligaments. Most people are surprised to find out it is also an absolutely essential component of the bones and teeth. Type II collagen is...

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So... Exactly What Is Hydrolysed Collagen?

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Hydrolysed Collagen is collagen derived from animal bones, skin and cartilage. More specifically the Avesta Collagen drink is porcine; in other words, derived from pig. The reason we use pig collagen is because they are a genetically closer match to humans than bovine or marine animals. The process of producing Hydrolysed Collagen from the original collagen source is called hydrolysis, which is a specialised and guarded process that can take many weeks or even months to complete. The process of hydrolysis involves acids, heat and the use of enzymes to break down individual molecular bonds between strands of collagen. The...

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