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5 Benefits of Taking Collagen—and What It Can’t Do (thehealthy.com)

Dermatology

Are the supposed benefits of taking collagen supplements, such as younger-looking skin, legitimate or hype? 

Imagine a substance that cushions your joints, plumps up your skin, and supports your organs. Collagen has that job, which helps explain why it’s the most abundant protein in the body—it’s in your skin, cartilage, bones, tendons, and ligaments. There’s even collagen in your eyes and teeth.

Dr. Pooja Sodha, a board-certified dermatologist and Director of the Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology, comments on whether these benefits are legitimate, and what other natural ways there are to boost collagen.

Read the full article on thehealthy.com.