The Science Behind Krumbled Foods

Collagen for Glowing Skin, Stronger Hair and Nails

Did you know over 30% of your entire body’s protein is made from collagen? Our skin is the most abundant protein in the human body. Your skin, which can be considered the largest organ of the human body, is made up of over 75% collagen.

Collagen is also essential for healthy hair, skin and nails. This provides elasticity, strength and flexibility to the connective tissues that surround each strand, so it is key to your hair’s health and it structurally reinforces it.

Collagen is well known for helping restore your bodies youthful appearance, but the benefits are more than skin deep. This naturally occurring protein is the key building block that provides support and structure to our bodies.

Collagen is present in all connective tissues such as skin, bones, cartilage, tendons, ligaments and blood vessels. However, from around our mid-twenties, our collagen levels and our bodies' collagen production start to decline. Accelerated by other lifestyle and environmental factors, fine lines are the first to appear in the ageing process which are then followed by wrinkles, a loss of firmness, hydration and skin elasticity, which become more noticeable over time.

The good news is, studies have shown significant improvement in skin elasticity by including 2500mg of collagen into your diet daily over an 8 week period.

More specifically, several scientific studies have demonstrated that Hydrolyzed Collagen Peptides stimulate collagen synthesis in fibroblast, confirming that the daily ingestion of 2.5g to 10g of Hydrolyzed Collagen Peptides for 4 to 12 weeks periods will affect the moisture content, elasticity, fine lines and smoothness of the facial skin in a positive way.

Beauty Bites™ collagen healthy snacks contain 3800mg of pure Hydrolyzed Collagen Peptides I & III from grass-fed, pasture raised bovine. This is nearly double what you find in most sachets and collagen bars on the market that have the bare minimum. You only need to enjoy Beauty Bites once a day to reap the beauty benefits. Some collagen sachets currently on the market actually require you to have 2, and sometimes 3, a day.

Due to the amount of Hydrolyzed Collagen in Beauty Bites results can be typically seen during the 6th week of consumption. Beauty Bites™ also contain all 9 essential amino acids + 97% of the Recommended Daily Intake of Vitamin C which is essential to help maintain healthy hair, skin and nails.

Prebiotics and Probiotics for Gut Health

Both Prebiotics and Probiotics are essential for optimal health and wellbeing. Our body is home to trillions of bacteria, that help (or hinder) your body function.

Beauty Bites™ have 8g of added prebiotic fibre per serve which act as a “fertilizer” to your body’s probiotics. They nourish the good bacteria so they flourish and make your body glow from the inside out. When your body is filled with good bacteria, your skin will glow, you will have an abundance of energy and your immune system will be at its best.

When your body is filled with the 'bad' bacteria, you will see things like weight gain, sugar cravings, yeast infections, low immune system, energy slumps, breakouts and so on. Each Beauty Bites™ contain 1 Billion CFU’S of Bacillus coagulans (also known as Lactobacillus sporogenes) a lactic acid-producing bacteria that is unique in probiotic supplementation.

B.coagulans are spore-forming probiotic microorganisms that are resistant to high temperatures and able to generate spores during its reproductive life cycle unlike Lactobacillus and many other probiotics.

B.coagulans are particularly robust. This type of probiotic strain is also able to withstand extreme environments and go dormant during harsh conditions, such as high levels of stomach acid, where others probiotics can not.

This ability makes B.coagulans particularly effective at alleviating stomach distress and other ailments as they can survive the entire journey through our digestive systems unlike many other probiotics that lose much of their potency before use and do not survive their transit through the stomach.

Just one Beauty Bite per day adds 1 Billion CFU’s of Bacillus Coagulans into your body to do their magic, and your skin will thank you for it.

Vitamin E & C for Skin Hydration, Elasticity and Protection

Normal skin contains high concentrations of vitamin C (ascorbic acid), which supports important and well-known functions, stimulating collagen synthesis and assisting in antioxidant protection against UV-induced photodamage.

Several reports have indicated that vitamin C levels are lower in aged or photodamaged skin. Whether this association reflects cause or effect is unknown, but it has also been reported that excessive exposure to oxidant stress via pollutants or UV irradiation is associated with depleted vitamin C levels in the epidermal layer.

So not only does Beauty Bites™ help in minimizing skin aging they may also protect the skin from further UV damage and free radicals

. Vitamin E (d-alpha-tocopherol)is the major naturally occurring lipid-soluble non-enzymatic antioxidant protecting skin from the adverse effects of oxidative stress including photoaging and are needed to maintain proper cross-links between the skin’s collagen fibres.

Vitamin E’s chemistry and its physiological function as a major antioxidative and anti-inflammatory agent.

While Vitamin C and E are both strong antioxidants in their own right. They have greater effectiveness combined than either vitamin does separately. They have complementary roles in skin health and support each other's antioxidant function.

Vitamin C helps repair and prevent dry skin, while Vitamin E is an integral part of the skin antioxidant defences, primarily providing protection against UV radiation and other free radicals. They also help maintain healthy collagen levels.