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May 21, 2019 - One Green Planet

15 Plant-Based Recipes to Boost Collagen

15 Plant-Based Recipes to Boost Collagen
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Luckily, there are many plant-based sources of vitamins and minerals that promote collagen production!

This includes vitamin C — helps to promote the proper manufacturing of collagen — zinc — activates proteins that are essential for making collagen — manganese — increases “production of collagen and elastin by increasing the enzyme responsible for proline formation” — vitamin A — stimulates the production of collagen — and copper — upregulates collagen and elastin “meaning it increases either the production or utilization of collagen and elastin, as well as helps facilitate creating the fibril structure of these collagens.”

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