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Doctor insights on: Meiji Amino Collagen

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Disadvantages of amino collagen?

Cost: There may not be any benefit--so what you are paying for it is a loss. ...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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Which ingredient is the best way fight wrinkles? Retinol, peptides, collagen, stem cells, plancenta, amino acids or vitamin C

Which ingredient is the best way fight wrinkles? Retinol, peptides, collagen, stem cells, plancenta, amino acids or vitamin C

Growth factors: We have known since the 70s that retinoids and retinols are great collagen stimulators (which equals wrinkle fighters). In this century, we developed collagen growth factors which are derived from actual human skin and are necessary for collagen to thrive, thus reducing and eliminating wrinkles. Note i did not say "appearance of wrinkles". Skinmedica is my favorite product to contain these. ...Read more

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What about Meiji collagen that was advertised on Oprah's T.V show ?

What about Meiji collagen that was advertised on Oprah's T.V show ?

Anything advertised: by a celebrity is best avoided in my opinion. Celebrities, depite their popularity are still only lay people. And those who are physicians, well, lets say most don't actually practice medicine and have financial interests clouding their judgement. My suggestion: Ask a question about the problem you have that you would want to solve with this product. Get some real medical input. Best to you! ...Read more

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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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What is collagen and how is it important to us.

Protein complex: Collagen is an important constituent of the skin and serves to support the skin. As we age collagen changes and breaks down and as such the firmness of the skin diminishes. ...Read more

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Does collagen work well with iron?

Does collagen work well with iron?

Go ahead: Iron supplementation is serious business and I am glad that, if you've been instructed to take it, you're complying. How much good taking oral collagen will do you is for you to decide, but taking it with iron won't be a problem. ...Read more