What is collagen?

What is collagen?

Collagen is the major component of protein and is widely distributed in human body. It consists about 1/3 of the total protein in human body and contributes 5-6% of human body weight. Collagen is an important building block for the skin and about 70-80% of skin weight.

An adult’s body consists of 3kg collagen, mainly in human skin, bones, eyes, teeth, muscles, organs (including heart, stomach, intestines, blood vessel and etc), and also other parts of the body. Its function is to maintain the skin and organs in the form and structure, meanwhile, it also repairs the damaged body tissue.

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