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Mitsuwa® Collagen Pure FAQ

Q: What is Mitsuwa Collagen Pure?
A: Collagen Pure is a dietary supplement from Japan made with 100% hydrolyzed collagen in powder form.

Q: What is hydrolyzed collagen and how is it different?
A: Collagen in its natural form is composed of complex molecules too large for absorption. Mitsuwa Collagen Pure uses advanced Japanese technology and a type of hydrolysis (water splitting) procedure to convert collagen into fine, shorter, peptides that are easy for the body to digest and metabolize. Hydrolyzed collagen reaches the tissues easier and is then able to provide the intended benefits.

Q: What are some of the benefits in consuming collagen?
A: Recommended to help relieve joint pain, an abundance of collagen may also promote healthy skin and joints; thick, shiny hair; and strong, non-brittle nails. Taken over a long period of time, it may show improvement for lean muscle gain, muscle tone, arterial strengthening, and organ rebuilding.

Q: How do you consume Collagen Pure?
A: Collagen Pure is water-soluble and imparts no taste, so you can mix the powder in a drink (preferably luke warm) or add it to food. You can take 1-5 sachets per day or as recommended by your physician.

Q: What is the best time to take Collagen Pure?
A: Before breakfast on an empty stomach for maximum absorption. Each dose of Collagen Pure is also conveniently packaged for easy travel.

Q: Are there any side affects?
A: There are no known side affects in taking Collagen Pure, but is recommended to consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Q: Does Collagen Pure make you gain weight?
A: Collagen Pure is a protein which does not contain any fat or sugar, so it will not promote weight-gain or interfere with weight-loss diets.

Q: Where is Collagen Pure manufactured?
A: Collagen Pure is manufactured in Osaka, Japan by Itoh Kanpo, a leading manufacturer of health food and dietary supplements.

Q: What collagen type is Collagen Pure?
A: Collagen Pure is a type I collagen.

Q: What are the differences between collagen types I and II?
A: Type I collagen is the most abundant source of collagen in the body found in skin, tendons, artery walls, ligatures, organs, and main components of bone. Type II collagen is mainly found in cartilage.

Q: What is the source of Collagen Pure?
A: Collagen Pure is sourced from porcine. Porcine and their organs are known to be most similar to human genetics. Porcine sourced collagen is less complex and easier to digest in humans.

Q: Is Collagen Pure okay for vegetarians to consume?
A: Collagen Pure is derived from porcine and may not be okay for vegetarians to consume.