Collagen supplements are suitable for both men and women. However, women in particular are drawn to collagen supplements for their potential ability to help delay signs of ageing, be they appearance (such as hair, skin and nails) or functional (such as joints, muscles brain function and energy levels).
What does collagen do for women?
Here at Edible Health, our female customers experience myriad benefits when taking collagen. These include:
- Restructuring the collagen network in deep skin layers: for vibrant, healthy looking skin at any age
- Muscle synthesis: Collagen boosts muscle mass by promoting muscle protein synthesis such as creatine.
- Retaining bone mass and strength. Collagen helps retain bone mass and can help make bones stronger as you age; this can reduce age related bone weakening such as osteoporosis. Improves joint health: Taking collagen can help maintain healthy and flexible joints.
How much collagen should a woman have?
Our recommended daily serving size is 13 grams. This is roughly two tablespoons, depending on your spoon size!
At what age should women take collagen?
The natural collagen production in our bodies starts to decline at the rate of around 1% per year, from our early to mid twenties. Therefore, we suggest supplementing with a high-quality collagen protein powder that can support your body and help mitigate the natural decline.
This reduction in collagen production is particularly evident in women pre and post menopause when there is a significant shift in hormones and metabolism. As a result, the telltale signs of ageing, such as wrinkles and sagging, can become more evident.
How much collagen should a 50-year-old woman take?
As mentioned, our clinical studies have found that a daily serving of around 13 grams of our plain marine or bovine collagen provides a good, general guideline for most people. That said, everyone is different and, because collagen is protein, our daily protein requirements will depend on our lifestyle, diet, exercise, stress and even our gut health.
For women looking for that extra anti-ageing boost, then consider our Anti-Ageing Collagen specialist blend. Each serving not only contains 10 grams of our pure, hydrolysed bovine collagen, but also 11 other super nutrients (including Rutin, Resveratrol, Vitamin E, Zinc and Biotin) all renowned for their anti-ageing properties. Alternatively, if you are looking for a gut health boost, then try our Digestive Enzyme Collagen, which contains a potent blend of our premium bovine collagen with 15 powerful ingredients (including LactosporeⓇ Bacillus Coagulans, Turmeric, Liquorice Root and Aloe Vera) chosen for their gut healing and sealing qualities.
The information we have provided herewith, and all linked materials, are not intended nor should they be construed as medical advice. Moreover, the information herewith should not be used as a substitute for professional medical expertise or treatment. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions and consult your General Practitioner for advice specific for you.