June
02, 2021
4 min

Collagen and immunity connection – Deep Dive #1

With the introduction of IMMUPEPT™ earlier this year, we entered a new exciting segment for collagen peptides: immune health. And the response from the market has been huge. To allow you the opportunity to learn even more about the connection between supplementation with specific Bioactive Collagen Peptides® (BCP®s) and immune health support, here we’re going to take a closer look at the mechanics. So welcome to part one of our new GELITA blog series on collagen-rich tissues and immunity.

May
06, 2021
4 min

White Tissue Part 4: Healthy joints for a happier life

Some say: “If you don’t feel any pain with age, you’re probably dead”. Well, while that may be true, the odd ache and twinge here and there is only to be expected. But that’s not to say that people have to suffer in silence. Quite the opposite, in fact, as we believe that a lot can be done to significantly improve quality of life in later years. Osteoarthritis is a perfect example, and in this latest instalment in GELITA’s “White Tissue Series” blog, we’ll delve more deeply into what is an increasingly common health issue.

April
16, 2021
3 min

Leaf gelatin in bakery applications – as easy as 1, 2, 3

From firm to creamy to fluffy – the importance of food texture is often overlooked. But good taste alone does not make a perfect product. Siegfried Brenneis is a master baker and confectioner and has been captain of the German national bakery team since 2010. He knows for sure that the texture of cakes and other sweet bakery treats is crucial.

April
09, 2021
3 min

White Tissue Part 3: Taking care of bone health with FORTIBONE®

The human (adult) body consists of more than 200 different bones that help form the skeletal structure. But did you know that bones are also considered to be white tissue? In the latest instalment of our white tissue series we’ll explain this connection, and how you can take care of bone health with the help of our Bioactive Collagen Peptides® (BCP®s) FORTIBONE®.

March
18, 2021
4 min

Gelatin Hard Capsules: Cutting edge or out of fashion?

The hard capsule has been around for some time now, with the first (known) gelatin capsules invented in the 19th century. Since then, they have been widely used as a popular dosage form for nutraceutical and pharmaceutical ingredients. But the gelatin capsule is now facing some competition, as the last few years have seen increasing demand for a vegetarian alternative.

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