How collagen and adaptogens can help your skin

Dermatologist Dr. Whitney Bowe breaks down what to know about the wellness trend of consuming collagen and adaptogens.
2:54 | 06/06/18

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ve our new series auty fromhe inside out. I'llalk and talk, ologist and editor, Dr. Ney Bowe ise and she says gettingealthy skin is not just what you put on it, it's about what you put in your body. Sohis I fascinating stuff. Wereat ourselves inside out. Rit, so basic Coln is what keeps our skinng firm and plump and smooth and you can think of Coln like ropes of proteinn thein. Now, when we're young T ropes are nice and tight. When we age, the E get a little frayed. Gets a little loose and that shows up as wrinkles and sagging of the skin. Our bodies can't repair the collagen as fast as we're kiown so iell my patients,deally you want to eat well bald diet and get high quality sources orotein in your diet to giv your bodybuildingckeeds to repair the collagen. There's one small study show collagen supplements might help boost sef that restore that elasticity. Collagen supplements are not regular litted byfda. They are not. Whatecommend patients look for WHE they look to add collagen in theirdiet If you want to look for a fish sou on the labelt'll say fish orine collagen that fish to be while caught to Keeth like antiics low but you can getmows and that's going to be Calle bovine collagen. That you want to be grass fed or sure raised. I've used and P T in my coffee. Fantastic. You C even put it in coffee or I tdd it to a blueberries and sph rich vitamin C and yood requires V C to make cgen the fir place. They work hand inhand. You need them both. Absolute, your body can't use T clagen peptides unlessyou also have vitaminc. There's alsomething called an ap Adaptogen. New word. Plants and herbs. The been using ancient Chinese medicine andeople believe they can help your B to cope with ss. So stress we kno Trigg your body to produce hmone called cortisol and the juryout, but I believe Corl interferes with your collagen so idea want to dial Tse down, regulated but some like ashwdha. You N taste some O M ashwagandha latte. It a bitter flavor so ie to put in turmeric or something that will not give you that bitterness. It's interesting and ash anil plant ies that says it can decrease cortisol levels. I turmic it's got great an-inflammatory properties ahen we can dial down infat good F ouritt. All great information, whitbowe, thank you as always. We ve

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