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Reasons Of Collagen Degradation

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Collagen, the most abundant protein:

Collagen is one of the most abundant proteins found in our body making up between 25% – 35% of the whole body protein content. It is an insoluble helical fibrous protein. At least 27 different kinds of collagen have been identified, with type I and IV being most prominent in the human body. Collagen supports and strengthens bones, teeth, tendons, skin and internal organs. It’s not only skin which is effected by the deterioration of the collagen, the lining of the internal organs is also affected by it. Read the rest of this entry »

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