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I have ordered the collagen Peptide powder from BariatricPal. I already do 2-3 smoothies a day with frozen strawberries and unflavored Protein Powder. They are delicious. I use to drink ensure until I started to dislike / despise them.
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Also if you have used it, have you seen any poditive effects of the collagen Peptide powder? How long have you used it?

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collagen peptide is considered an incomplete Protein & won’t count towards your protein goals. It lacks many of the essential amino acids. Whether it helps with hair, skin, etc. is another question.

I added collagen (& silica) to my yoghurt for about 5 months I think. Don’t think it really did anything though. Certainly didn’t change the texture of my new Hair growth. (It won’t stop the post surgery Hair loss as that hair is already dead & meant to fall out it just falls out faster for a couple of months.). My nails weren’t stronger. I upped my facials & did some other treatments to stimulate collagen production as well but I can’t say any of it really did anything except a temporary short term glow & plumpness. You might have a totally different reaction.

It’s not uncommon for you to look drawn & notice additional wrinkles & facial creases while you are losing. But once your weight has stabilised, you’re eating more & a broader diet & your body seems to redistribute your weight you will look a lot better. I went from being told I looked like death while I was losing in my first year when taking the collagen to looking beautiful in my second year when I wasn’t taking it (according to my outspoken uncle 🙄).

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collagen peptide is considered an incomplete Protein & won’t count towards your Protein goals. It lacks many of the essential amino acids. Whether it helps with hair, skin, etc. is another question.
I added collagen (& silica) to my yoghurt for about 5 months I think. Don’t think it really did anything though. Certainly didn’t change the texture of my new Hair growth. (It won’t stop the post surgery Hair loss as that hair is already dead & meant to fall out it just falls out faster for a couple of months.). My nails weren’t stronger. I upped my facials & did some other treatments to stimulate collagen production as well but I can’t say any of it really did anything except a temporary short term glow & plumpness. You might have a totally different reaction.
It’s not uncommon for you to look drawn & notice additional wrinkles & facial creases while you are losing. But once your weight has stabilised, you’re eating more & a broader diet & your body seems to redistribute your weight you will look a lot better. I went from being told I looked like death while I was losing in my first year when taking the collagen to looking beautiful in my second year when I wasn’t taking it (according to my outspoken uncle [emoji849]).

Thank you. I also do a gang of protein daily. I am just starting the collagen. I will see what happens. Getting the collagen from BariatricPal, not Walmart. Will seeing it works.

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On 6/19/2022 at 11:54 PM, Arabesque said:

collagen peptide is considered an incomplete Protein & won’t count towards your Protein goals. It lacks many of the essential amino acids. Whether it helps with hair, skin, etc. is another question.

I added collagen (& silica) to my yoghurt for about 5 months I think. Don’t think it really did anything though. Certainly didn’t change the texture of my new Hair growth. (It won’t stop the post surgery Hair loss as that hair is already dead & meant to fall out it just falls out faster for a couple of months.). My nails weren’t stronger. I upped my facials & did some other treatments to stimulate collagen production as well but I can’t say any of it really did anything except a temporary short term glow & plumpness. You might have a totally different reaction.

It’s not uncommon for you to look drawn & notice additional wrinkles & facial creases while you are losing. But once your weight has stabilised, you’re eating more & a broader diet & your body seems to redistribute your weight you will look a lot better. I went from being told I looked like death while I was losing in my first year when taking the collagen to looking beautiful in my second year when I wasn’t taking it (according to my outspoken uncle 🙄).

I had read that collagen was an incomplete protein also but I do have a question. If it is taken in addition to our daily protein goals, could it offer some help in the future? I'll have to add that to my list of things to do some more research on, which is getting longer by the day. 😋

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I put a scoop of collagen in my coffee every morning, and I feel like it's made a difference in my skin and hair. I slacked off on using it for a month or so and feel like my skin looked noticeably "saggier". My hair regrowth has been fantastic, my hair was on the thin side before my surgery but it's now growing back thick and oddly, curly! In addition to the collagen, I take a pretty big dose of Biotin alongside my Multivitamin (6000 mcg) and that seems to be helping.

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I have a serving of the Verisol collagen bioactive peptides by Betha inc. in my coffee every morning. It was ConsumerLab's top pick. I don't count it towards my Protein goal for reasons people explained above. I have been using it for almost two years for my skin. It helps with my skin elasticity.

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Derp I just realized I answered this question already

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On 6/19/2022 at 12:49 AM, UtahGirlie said:

I have ordered the collagen Peptide powder from BariatricPal. I already do 2-3 smoothies a day with frozen strawberries and unflavored Protein Powder. They are delicious. I use to drink ensure until I started to dislike / despise them.

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I take a great collagen from 1st Phorm, I also use their Proteins. They have great flavors that I rotate between to avoid getting tired/sick of them. Highly recommend people trying them.

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