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It's a set of proteins that form the primary structural component of connective tissues like skin and cartilage. Of the 28 different types of collagen, 90% is of 'Type 1', found in the skin, tendons, organs and parts of the bone. The other types of are found in cartilage, bone marrow, basement membranes, hair and cell surfaces.
Our body makes up collagen by breaking down dietary protein into amino acids.
A balanced diet, rich in foods like chicken, beef, eggs, dairy, legumes, nuts and whole grains along with fresh fruits and vegetables is essential to provide the body with the specific building blocks to produce collagen.
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