is the most abundant protein in our bodies. Its main function is to provide structural support to tissues like skin, tendons, and ligaments. It also plays an important role in wound healing.

Collagen production declines as we age, which is why wrinkles and other signs of aging skin are common.

There are many different types of collagen, but type I collagen is the most abundant. It's found in our skin, bones, tendons, and ligaments. Type II collagen is found in cartilage and type III collagen is found in blood vessels and other organs.

Collagen supplements are available in powder, pill, or liquid form. They're usually made from fish or bovine (cow) collagen.

Some people take collagen to improve joint pain, skin wrinkles, and other signs of aging. Others use it for conditions like osteoporosis and tendonitis.

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