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Want Better Skin, Hair, and Nails? Start Your Morning Right

Want Better Skin, Hair, and Nails? Start Your Morning Right

While the age-old adage says breakfast is the most important meal of the day, let’s face it, eating breakfast, let alone a healthful breakfast, often proves challenging. Many people resort to a cup of coffee and get on with the day or feel trapped by quick, often sugary breakfast options. Vital Proteins Collagen Creamer provides a quick solution to skipping out on breakfast while bringing flavor and protein to your cup of joe.

Two scoops of creamer come packed with 10 grams of protein—almost as much as two eggs, but without the dirty dishes that come with frying or scrambling eggs in the morning. Vital Proteins creamers are made with coconut milk, making them dairy and lactose free, and contain no gluten. Additionally, the creamer contains no added sugars or sweeteners, giving them flavors that do not overpower that of the coffee and allows for sweetness added according to the individual’s liking.

The creamer puts off an aromatic scent according to its flavor—vanilla, coconut, or gingerbread—without ruining the natural flavor of the coffee or tea. The coconut flavor smooths out a dark cup of coffee, but also adds a coconut tang at the end of every sip. While its most obvious function may be adding a nutritious boost to a hot drink, collagen creamer also has a place in any baker’s pantry. Incorporate a couple scoops to cookie and pastry batter, oatmeal, smoothies, or frappuccinos to add the healthful benefits of collagen to desserts and breakfast meals.

Collagen holds many health benefits aside from protein. As the most abundant protein in the body, collagen gives structure to hair, skin, nails, bones, ligaments and tendons. Adding collagen as a routine supplement to one’s diet helps strengthen connective tissue and keep skin healthy and glowing. Vital Proteins Collagen contains a unique 18 amino-acid blend, which includes 8 of 9 essential amino-acids that are not found in other sources of supplemental protein such as whey and casein. In addition to supporting connective tissue and skin health, these amino-acids aid in hair, nail, and gut health.

The flavor, benefits of collagen, and clean ingredients of Vital Proteins Collagen Creamer make it a worthwhile purchase, but its price certainly makes it a less accessible supplement. At $29 for a twelve serving container, the added collagen boost costs $2.42 per serving, almost as much as a cup of coffee itself. However, as a supplement that adds 140 calories per serving, or about half of a breakfast meal replacement, its cost almost balances out with that of a grab-n-go breakfast item.

As far as quality of collagen, Vital Proteins persists as a leading source of clean collagen protein. They source collagen from grass fed cattle in Brazil where laws prohibit the injection of rBGH, a hormone often injected into dairy cows to make them produce more milk, making the collagen source free of hormones from feed and outside sources. Vital Protein's most popular original Collagen Peptide supplement also acts as a great option for those looking to get the health benefits of collagen in their diets. Odorless and tasteless, the Collagen Peptides make a great addition to smoothies, baked goods, coffee, or even a glass of water.

Visit Vital Proteins website, here, for more of their products

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