Much like healthy eating habits and movement, sleep is an important part of life. Research suggests that lack of quality sleep can have many negative effects on our mind and body. Among these are, increase in risk of disease, hormonal changes, weight gain and brain function.
The winning formulate for living an optimal life: movement, immunity, and meditation. With the era of the internet, research is at our fingertips allowing us to dive into topics related to health and wellness. With so many factors contributing to our health, movement, immunity and meditation are one of the top considerations because of their unique and intertwining qualities.
Our largest organ, our skin performs many functions. As amazing as our skin is, it varies in thickness across our body requiring different levels of care for the single organ. Regardless of how differently we take care of out skin externally, we require the same key nutrients that the skins need to maintain its integrity throughout.
What Is Collagen? The human body is naturally rich in various types of collagen, a protein that is described as being extremely strong, tough, and insoluble and is often referred to as the body’s “glue” or “building block.” While the structure and function of collagen will differ depending on where it is found in the body, generally, collagen supports and protects the strength and structure of the skin, tissue, tendons, muscles, ligaments, bones, teeth, cartilage, organs, blood vessels, and corneas. A third of the human body’s protein is comprised of collagen. In the skin’s thick dermis layer, collagen works to...