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Doctor insights on: Meiji Collagen

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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

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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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

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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

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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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What is the most amount of collagen one can take?

What for?: Eating collagen is not a treatment for any disease or health maintenance. You cannot overdose on collagen. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. ...Read more