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9 Collagen-Rich Foods for Youthful Skin

Our skin, bones, tendons and joints are mainly made of collagen. Hence, the importance of this protein for our health and quality of life. A balanced diet can help us achieve the dose necessary to maintain an active life and a smooth skin over time. Here are nine foods rich in collagen to include in your menu:

1. Meat

Among foods of animal origin, meat is one of the best sources of collagen that we can find. By eating meat we supply our body with enough amino acids so that all the cartilage and the joints are in good form.

Choose the pieces well. Lean meat such as chicken, turkey or rabbit is preferable. In this way, you will avoid the saturated fats contained in red meat (lamb, veal or pork).

2. Blue fish

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About the Author: Jane Thompson

My name is Jane and I am a health fanatic! I love to eat healthy as well as live a healthy lifestyle. I live in Los Angeles, California with my two amazing yorkies Tasha and Alexander. Being a So-Cal girl means that I love spending time outside running, riding my bike, and going to the beach.