What Is Collagen Hydrolysate?
Hydrolyzed collagen is a form of collagen. Collagen is a group of naturally occurring proteins found in animals, normally from the flesh and connective tissues of mammals. The hydrolyzed component is a polypeptide composite, developed by further hydrolysis of collagen or gelatin. After this process, the collagen is in small, easier to process particles, and have many health benefits including helping joint pain, improve skin and treat osteoporosis among other benefits.
What Are Collagen Peptides?
They are the components that make up collagen, which is made up of 3 polypeptide chains. Essentially when you hear the term peptides, it refers to hydrolyzed collagen. Generally collagen peptides, hydrolysate, and powders are referring to the same product.
How To Take Collagen Hydrolysate?
There are many different ways you can get more collagen into your diet including eating foods that are more rich in this molecule, such as bone broth pork, salmon and egg yolk. The other way of course is to take supplements. Most powder products will come with a scoop, and generally it will be recommended that you take 15 gms per day. Reference here.
Does Collagen Hydrolysate Have Side Effects?
There are not many known side effects or health risks with taking it. However if you have a health issue or allergens it's recommended you read the label carefully, or consult your GP.