While there isn't a significant amount of robust, replicated research on the benefits of supplementing with collagen peptides yet, the field is growing. The studies that have taken place are beyond promising, and we have selected some to share with you below if you are interested in hearing directly from the scientific source:
- Effects of collagen-derived bioactive peptides and natural antioxidant compounds on proliferation and matrix protein synthesis by cultured normal human dermal fibroblasts
- Effects of a nutritional supplement containing collagen peptides on skin elasticity, hydration and wrinkles
- Difference Between Collagen and Keratin
- The Structure of People’s Hair
- Oral supplementation with specific bioactive collagen peptides improves nail growth and reduces symptoms of brittle nails.
- A calcium-collagen chelate dietary supplement attenuates bone loss in postmenopausal women with osteopenia: a randomized controlled trial.
- Specific Collagen Peptides Improve Bone Mineral Density and Bone Markers in Postmenopausal Women—A Randomized Controlled Study.
- Collagen Supplementation as a Complementary Therapy for the Prevention of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis: a Systematic Review
- Significant Amounts of Functional Collagen Peptides Can Be Incorporated in the Diet While Maintaining Indispensable Amino Acid Balance
- Collagen peptides ameliorate intestinal epithelial barrier dysfunction in immunostimulatory Caco-2 cell monolayers via enhancing tight junctions.
- Gelatin tannate reduces the proinflammatory effects of lipopolysaccharide in human intestinal epithelial cells
- The effect of oral collagen peptides supplementation on skin moisture and the dermal collagen network.
- Serum laminin and collagen IV in inflammatory bowel disease
A Collagen Supplement Improves Skin Hydration, Elasticity, Roughness, and Density: Results of a Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Blind Study