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Doctor insights on: Collagen Molecular Weight

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Does collagen powder make you gain weight?

Does collagen powder  make  you gain weight?

Probably not: Caloric content is low about 22 calories/serving. Unless it contains sodium, you would have to take a huge amount daily in order to gain weight. ...Read more

Collagen (Definition)

Collagen is a component of extracellular tissue, which is found throughout the body. Collagen is a proten important for tissue strength and tissue healing. There are several differnt subtypes of collagen, depending on where it is found. Collagen has a high content of hydroxyproline, which is ...Read more


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Does collagen powder drink helps to lose weight?

Does collagen powder drink helps to lose weight?

Not likely: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar ; junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda ; caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Be physically active with both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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Can i take oral collagen dietary supplements as weight loss agent to aid in preventing loose skin?

Can i take oral collagen dietary supplements as weight loss agent to aid in preventing loose skin?

Effects are debatabl: There are few studies on the effect of collagen in easing conditions like osteoarthritis.Collagen creams do nothing exept waste of your money.Only treatment with some positive effect is collagen injections oral collagen supplements are not regulated, so you do not know what you are getting.Most collagen oral are made from cow or chicken products and can be dangerous if you have food allergies. ...Read more

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I'm 29 years &was thinking of trying Neocell Super Collagen+C Type 1&3, should I stick to the prescribed dosage of 6 pills (3 morning,3 afternoon)?

I'm 29 years &was thinking of trying Neocell Super Collagen+C Type 1&3, should I stick to the prescribed dosage of 6 pills (3 morning,3 afternoon)?

Hmmm....: The question is why does a person take a supplement of ground up fish, pig, cow, or chicken collagen, when she can just eat those animals as food. Is there a deficiency or disorder in her body that requires buying and taking such collagen? And, if so, how does she know the item she is buying actually does any good, and is without harm. Food is usually safer. Her primary care doctor can help. ...Read more

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What the benefit of collagen?

What the benefit of collagen?

See below: Collagen is used as a filler in creases of the skin. It can also be used as an artificial padding under boney areas. ...Read more

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Is taking collagen at 21 bad?

No: Are you taking this to help hair and nail growth. There is no harm in it to your body. ...Read more

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Can you overdose on collagen?

You can but: You can overdose on collagen supplement takemn orally and one has to be careful as colagn is not regulated by fda and maximum or minimum dos is not established and not known so be careful and it can also cause allergic reations often. ...Read more

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At what age I should take collagen?

Don't: This is a non-evidence-based promotion to separate you from your money. Collagen is not a nutrient like a vitamin or mineral; it's a protein like in your diet. ...Read more