Standard Serving Size: 1 scoop
(7.6 grams, approx 1/2 Tbsp)
- Calories 20
- Calories from Fat 0 *
- Total Fat 0 *
- Saturated Fat 0 *
- Trans Fat 0 *
- Cholesterol 0 *
- Total Carbohydrates 1.8 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.8 g (7% DV)
- Sugars 0 *
- Protein (Fish Collagen Peptide) 5000 mg (10% DV)
- Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) 50mg (833% DV)
- Hyaluronic Acid 50 mg
- *percent daily values not established
- Percent daily values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Fish Collagen Peptide, Hyaluronic Acid (vegan source), Ascorbic Acid, Cellulose, magnesium stearate
Does it taste like fish?
No. This pure collagen powder mixes instantly in water with no fishy flavor or burps.
What does collagen do for my skin?
Collagen is a protein present in all the body’s organs and tissues. It provides the matrix that sustains the body’s structure.
Supplementing with collagen will sustain tendons, skin and cartilage†. It provides integrity, firmness and elasticity to their structures.
Maximizing collagen levels will keep skin supple.†
How does Élavonne's Amino Collagen powder compare to other collagen supplement brands?
Everything in Amino Collagen C is included for one purpose: To raise collagen levels in the body. Other brands include ingredients which result in nothing more than window dressing.
Will Amino Collagen C help with my cellulite?
Cellulite occurs more with age because of the weakening of the skin walls, which is due to collagen loss. Increasing body collagen with Amino Collagen C is a great way to firm and reinforce the skin, and reduce the appearance of cellulite.
Does Amino Collagen C contain arginine?
No. Amino Collagen C naturally contains a broad spectrum of amino acids that is perfectly balanced for promoting beauty. While there is a small amount of arginine within the spectrum, we do not add free form arginine to the formula for a couple of reasons:
Collagen supplements that contain the free-form amino, arginine, will not offer the maximum benefits, and will have no result on the skin.
Arginine cannot be absorbed alone along with proteins, and is known to escalate HSV symtpoms for those infected with HSV. We recommend consulting with your physician if you have health concerns.
How is fish collagen better than bovine or pig sources of collagen?
The fish collagen has been proven to be far more effective than pig or bovine derived collagen sources because of its superior biological value (better absorbed and used by the body).
Hyaluronic Acid: How does HA help my skin from aging?
Studies show that Hyaluronic acid (HA) improves the moisture content of the skin, resulting in improved smoothness. This comes about through its mechanism as a driver for collagen synthesis and normal skin function (a critical component for the structural integrity of the dermal matrix).
Why is Hyaluronic Acid better than glucosamine in a beauty supplement?
Other formulations may have low levels of glucosamine sulfate as a precursor to HA synthesis in the body. Amino collagen drink uses significant levels of Hyaluronic Acid, which has been shown to be effective with oral administrations.
Vitamin C: What role does Vitamin C play in anti-aging supplements?
Scientific data has shown that Vitamin C will help increase the amount of collagen production in the skin†, and protect against collagen degredation† which inevitably happens during aging.
Is Amino Collagen C free from contaminants?
Yes! Amino Collagen C is made in a state of the art, US GMP certified, facility from fresh water fish. Our multi step process ensures the most pure, most bioavailable fish collagen peptide.
How Much Collagen Do I Need Daily?
20s — 1 Scoop Per Day (5 grams)
In our twenties, our skin, hair, and nails are still young and healthy. But its in this decade that our body collagen production starts to slow down, and by the end of our twenties is when we start to notice the signs of aging. Its easy at this stage to neglect our health and nutrition because of our perceived good health. Fish collagen peptide and hyaluronic acid help to slow this drop in body collagen and sustain healthy blood sugar and appetite. Hyaluronic acid boosts collagen synthesis and binds water to our cells for a hydrated, smooth appearance.
30s — 1-2 Scoop Per Day (5-10 grams)
In our thirties, we start to notice age spots, fine lines on the skin, and our hair texture begins to change. This is, in part, due to the massive decrease in body collagen production that supports the skin structure and hair growth. Replace this lost body collagen and increase hydration with Amino Collagen C with Hyaluronic Acid. People in their thirties reported firmer skin, more radiant hair†, and stronger nails within 8 weeks.†
40s — 2 Scoops Per Day (10 grams)
By the time we reach our forties, we want to be our best selves. We may notice more wrinkles, more sun spots, joint pain, and thinner hair. For individuals in their mid to late 40s, protein is more important than ever and an increased dose of Amino Collagen C with Hyaluronic Acid may be in order. Our metabolism and hormones are changing which makes collagen protein, hyaluronic acid and vitamin C ideal supplements. These ingredients support hair folicles, the skin matrix, as well as joint tissues†. The end result is a more youthful appearance from the inside out that feels great too!†
50s and beyond — 3 Scoops Per Day (15 grams)
Fifties and beyond becomes a great time for many as time seems to open up and there's simply more "me" time. Supplementing each day with 2 scoops of Amino Collagen C with Hyaluronic Acid will provide about 25% of your daily protein requirements and is a great way to look and feel your best—even years younger. Individuals in their 50s to late 60s noticed firmer and smoother skin tone, less age spots, and better hair and nail texture.†
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