In recent years, collagen peptides have become one of the most sought-after ingredients for functional food and supplement manufacturers. In particular, skin health products based on collagen peptides are appearing in greater numbers around the world.
It’s a beautiful summer’s day, the sun is shining and the countryside beckons. What better time to open up the garage, spark up the motor of your shiny car and take a leisurely cruise along the highways and byways. But, wait a minute, what’s this? Dirty again? Didn’t you clean it recently, just last weekend? Wouldn’t it be great if your car — or bus, lorry or train — stayed spotlessly clean for a little longer after each wash?
Bioactive Collagen Peptides® are expanding more and more into active nutrition, where they can play a unique role in helping athletes and active people to gain and maintain indirect improvements to performance.
As a truly versatile excipient, gelatin can be tailored to provide capsules with a broad spectrum of specific attributes. From rapid release in the stomach to enteric release for fills with an unpleasant aftertaste, GELITA’s Release Profile Portfolio enables soft capsule manufacturers to define the timing and location of fill release. In addition, specific capsule gelatins reduce cross-linking behavior in the capsule and enhance shelf-life stability.
If you’ll excuse the pun, every athlete, whether amateur or professional, has an Achilles heel. Soft tissue injuries of the muscles, tendons and ligaments are extremely common in active people — no matter what the activity — and most of these injuries result from the overuse of tendons. Strong tendons deliver strength, power and speed — derived from their intact composition of extracellular matrix collagens, proteoglycans and elastic fibers — but they are also highly prone to injury.