It seems that everywhere you turn, "collagen" is the trending word. Collagen is everywhere from Instagram, skincare, bloggers and maybe even your BFF! I recently wrote an article about how you can incorporate collagen to your lifestyle, but I personally love it mixed in with my smoothies. And get this: collagen peptides powder is way more than just a beauty benefit!
When it comes to collagen, it would be surprising if you haven't heard about it before. But some people are still confused; so what is collagen? One of the building blocks of health, this protein can be found throughout the body but is the most abundant in skin, bones, muscles and joints. Thanks to collagen, we're able to move, bend and stretch. Collagen also is behind keeping our hair shiny, skin glow and nails super strong. It seems as if collagen got popular overnight and has been found in so many health foods and skincare items!
Post election, I know many people are feeling a bit down... but the SAD I'm talking about is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Most of the articles I see on SAD are well into the winter season but it's easier to prevent SAD before it happens. Some symptoms of SAD include the following: increased carbohydrate cravings, weight gain, fatigue, feeling overwhelmed and in some extreme cases, feeling depressed.