Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body. It is an essential part of the structural foundation of body tissues including bone, muscle, skin and connective tissue such as tendons and ligaments.

Our range of collagen supplements all come in highly absorbable and bioeffective peptide or amino acid forms.

Choose from highly dissolvable collagen powders and easy to swallow capsules, including our vegan collagen capsules.

We offer both type I collagen which is particularly supportive for skin and muscle health and type II collagen for joint health.

Buy the best collagen supplements from our award-winning range.

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What is collagen?

Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body and acts as the frame on which body tissues are built. It is a protein composed of specific amino acids, that provide it with its unique structure.

Collagen as a whole molecule is too large to be absorbed complete, therefore our collagen supplements provide the building blocks of collagen in specific hydrolysed peptides (groups of amino acids) or amino acids in desirable ratios which are in a form that is incorporated directly into collagen and supports collagen status and function within the body.

About our collagen supplements

There are different types of types of collagen which are relevant to different body tissues:

Collagen type I - collagen for skin and connective tissue

Type I collagen is supportive for the health of connective tissue, particularly skin and muscle. Type I collagen is abundant in collagen from fish as marine collagen.

Our award-winning Marine Collagen powder can be used to support the structure, elasticity, texture, strength and resilience of the skin.

It has a dual action in the skin: providing the building blocks for collagen, and binding to fibroblasts in dermal layers to stimulate the synthesis of collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid; it therefore support against visible signs of ageing. It can also be used to support muscle health.

Collagen type II - collagen for joints

Type II collagen has been demonstrated to support the production of cartilage, an essential component of joints.

Hyaline cartilage is a firm, gel-like substance which covers the bones. Its primary function is to provide cushioning and reduce friction between bones as they slide over or against each other.  
Collagen type II is a major component of the extracellular matrix of this hyaline cartilage and its creation and breakdown is regulated by chondrocytes (cells found in cartilage connective tissue).

Our CytoProtect Joint Health supplement contains Peptan type II collagen, a form of hydrolysed collagen type II which has been specifically formulated with joint health in mind. It has been matrixed with chondroitin sulphate and hyaluronic acid, making it identical to the composition of cartilage in humans. As a natural source of collagen, it can stimulate the synthesis of collagen within the body, while also providing the building blocks necessary for joint support.

Vegan collagen

Our award-winning Vegan Collagen is an innovative and unique vegan alternative to marine collagen. It provides the building blocks of collagen as isolated amino acids in the exact desired ratio, making them highly bioavailable and bioeffective, as they are composed of the same amino acids as human collagen.

Therefore, it provides structural support to skin and connective tissue, hair, nails, ligaments, and tendons. It is 100% plant based and therefore a premium product for conscientious consumers.  

Is your marine collagen flavourless?

Cytoplan's Marine Collagen is a tasteless and odourless, wild caught, clean, sustainable fish collagen providing Peptan type I collagen. It has been shown to support the health of all connective tissue including skin and muscle. It is in hydrolysed peptide form and therefore highly bioavailable and bioeffective.

What is vegan collagen? 

Cytoplan's Vegan Collagen is 100% plant based amino acids in the exact desired ratio that is found in collagen. It has therefore been shown to support collagen formation, and hence the health of skin, muscle, and connective tissue. At this time there are only a small number of other vegan collagen products with this perfect ratio of amino acids.

What are the benefits of collagen supplements?

As collagen is the most abundant protein it the body and the building block of most body tissues, collagen supplements can support structural dysfunctions within the body and promote the health and integrity of these tissues. 

Type I collagen, such as marine collagen has been shown to be particularly supportive for skin, muscle, and connective tissue. Whereas type II collagen supports joint health by stimulating the production of cartilage.

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