Simple Weight Loss Tips for Women (That Actually Work!)
Let's talk about collagen and how it functions in your body!
Did you know that collagen is the most abundant protein in your body? It is in your muscles, bones, tendons, skin, blood vessels, and digestive system. It is often referred to as the glue of the body. Sounds like a very important thing to have, doesn't it? Unfortunately, we begin to lose collagen the older we get which ends up causing a slower metabolism, weight gain, lower energy levels, digestive problems, and joint pain. In the graph below, you can see just how fast collagen depletes in our body once we pass our twenties.
After the age of 30, you may have started to notice a few differences in your body, a few wrinkles here, a little more weight there, and of course energy starts to dwindle.
Joint pain like arthritis can stop you in your tracks, but the good news is that there are natural supplements to help with joint pain relief.
Collagen is essential in bone/joint/tendon health. When collagen naturally diminishes with age, this in turn decreases the natural “padding” in joints. This directly affects everything including, obviously, your level of activity due to pain which just makes it more difficult when it comes to successful and healthy weight loss.
We all love to get outdoors to enjoy the warmer weather, but if you suffer from joint pain, you may be a little more hesitant to take that afternoon stroll or take the kids to the park. It can really be disappointing and debilitating. Here are a few things you can do to prevent and alleviate some of the pain and discomfort: