The Exciting World of Gelatine and Collagen Peptides

The GELITA Blog is the expert blog about gelatine and collagen peptides. Immerse yourself in the world of #AmazingGelatine and #AmazingCollagen and share your knowledge and expertise with us.

May
28, 2020
4 min

FOR GREAT TASTING SNACKS WITH FEWER CALORIES, CHOOSE GELATINE

The snack is back! Not that it ever went away – but, owing to their busy lives, more and more people are relying on snacks and on-the-go meal replacements instead of eating at home. At the same time, with many people forced to stay indoors during the coronavirus lockdown, trips to the kitchen in search of tasty treats are on the rise. And although a wide range of fast food options exist for snackers, many are looking for healthier alternatives.

May
15, 2020
2 min

VERISOL® F – FISHING FOR THE BEST RESULTS

Fish collagens have been attracting the attention of manufacturers for some time now. And with good cause: they make it possible for suppliers to meet the needs of niche groups, who — for dietary, ethical or religious reasons – want or have to avoid meat. At the same time, though, there has been some criticism to suggest that these kinds of peptides do not deliver the desired benefits they promise.

May
08, 2020
4 min

HOW ARE COLLAGEN PEPTIDES ABSORBED IN THE BODY?

Right now, the health and beauty markets are both buzzing with all kinds of products containing collagen. And, considering all the different positive effects that collagen can have on your body and well-being, this makes perfect sense. However, the most successful products are the ones that contain specific collagen peptides. Why? Because, to be better used by the body, collagen protein must be hydrolyzed into short, bioactive chains of amino acids. But how, you might ask, are specific collagen peptides better than native collagen? Let’s dive into an explanation of a very complex process

April
17, 2020
3 min

Ready for Take Off

All sport requires a degree of strength, power and speed, with physical activity depending heavily on healthy tendons. Overuse can, of course, make tendons and ligaments more prone to damage, so it is no surprise that soft tissue injuries are extremely common in both professional and amateur athletes, as they account for more than 70% of time out from sport.

April
15, 2020
3 min

A key supplier for the food and pharmaceutical industry: why GELITA won’t stop

If one thing’s certain right now, it’s that many things are changing and everyone’s having to adapt to new and unfamiliar circumstances. Most people can’t go to work. And whereas some employees can telecommute, it’s simply not possible for many of our staff. Because as experts in the fields of collagenous proteins, we at GELITA want to ensure both the availability and safety of our products during this crisis.

March
06, 2020
4 min

DISCOVERING THE WORLD ON THE MOVE

As a professional historian, Dr Andrea Löw’s job takes her to some of the most remote corners of the world, including Australia, Morocco, Namibia, Vietnam and Mongolia. And, as a dedicated sportswoman, she can often be found exploring these exotic destinations in a pair of running shoes and a technical T-shirt. However, her passion for running stems from an unlikely beginning as a long-distance athlete.

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