href=”https://www.skinforskin.nl/collageen-in-voeding/”>food and supplements. A collagen supplement provides the body with the right building blocks to produce new collagen. It is important to know that in order to produce new collagen, ‘pro-collagen’ is first produced. This requires the amino acids glycine and proline, vitamin C and the mineral copper:.
- Glycine: this is an amino acid present in protein-rich foods: meat, fish, cheese, gelatine and broth made from meat with bone. This is the amino acid present in protein-rich foods.
- Proline: this is an amino acid present in: egg whites, dairy products, mushrooms, cabbage and asparagus. This is an amino acid present in: meat, dairy products, mushrooms, cabbage and asparagus.
- Vitamin C: It can be found in oranges, kiwis, strawberries and potatoes, among other things.
- Copper: This is a mineral which is present in: sesameseeds, cashews, lentils, cacaopowder and organ meat.