Hydrolyzed collagen is a food supplement, made mainly from bovine bones and cartilage, which can be used to promote the production of collagen by the body, helping to improve the appearance of the skin and strengthen the joints, nails and hair. This supplement can be found in the form of capsules or powder, the latter having to be diluted in water, juices or teas.
The recommended amount of collagen intake is 8-10 g maximum per day, which can be consumed with a meal, at any time of the day. Which represents a consumption of 5 capsules 4 times a day. Therefore, it is recommended to take them as a complement to the consumption of hydrolyzed collagen powder.
It is recommended to rest 1 month for every 3 months of consumption. As any change in our body takes time, the benefits of collagen consumption are no exception, the benefits begin to be seen after 8 weeks of consumption.