U Perform - Bioactive Collagen Peptides®.
Why is collagen so important? It is well known that Collagen is a major component of the human body. Collagen accounts for about 1/3 of our total body protein. It is crucial for joint mobility, strong bones, healthy muscles, ligament and tendon strength, as well as things like smooth skin, glossy hair and healthy finger nails.
As one of the primary structural proteins of connective tissues, U Perform’s Bioactive Collagen Peptides® are also abundant in blood vessels, inter-vertebral discs, the blood-brain barrier, the cornea, dentin and the intestinal wall – you can see that collagen is a vital component of our whole body.
For the majority of our first 20-25 years, our bodies naturally produce collagen for everyday repair and renewal but from our early to mid-20s, the rate of collagen production begins to slow down. This means that we are all losing collagen as we age.
Scientific studies show that we lose up to 1.5% percent of collagen each year, which means that by the time we are 40, our collagen levels have dropped by about 30%.
By ingesting U Perform active collagen, active sports collagen or active whey + collagen, we can boosts collagen levels in the body. This ingestion of collagen can stimulate the body’s own collagen metabolism, triggering the production of more collagen and the net result is that extra collagen is available to support your body.