Gelatin is a protein product derived from collagen. Gelatin has many health benefits because of its unique combination of amino acids. There are many benefits of gelatin including joint health, brain function and many improve the appearance of skin and hair.
A product made by cooking a collagen is called Gelatin. It is made up of protein and unique combination of Amino Acids.
Collagen contains so much protein found in human and animals. It is found in almost every part of the body but especially in ligaments, tendons, bones and skin and it also provide strength and structure for tissues. For example Collagen helps in increasing the flexibility of the skin and strength of the tendons.
By boiling these parts, gelatin can be extracted. Gelatin extracted from this process is colorless and flavorless. It takes jelly like structure when it’s cool down.
Gelatin is also used as gelling agent in food production such as Jell – O and gummy candy.
Gelatin is processed further to extract another substance called collagen hydrolysate with same amino acids combination and same health benefits as gelatin. But when it dissolves in cool water it doesn’t form jelly like structure.
Both Collagen hydrolysate and gelatin are available in supplements form as well as in the form of gelatin sheets.
Gelatin is entirely made up of protein it contains almost 98-99% protein. It is not a complete though. Gelatin doesn’t contain all he amino acid especially tryptophan is missing in gelatin.
List of amino acids which gelatin contains.
Recent study shows that gelatin can be effective for joints and bone problems such as osteoarthritis. A research was conducted on 80 people with osteoarthritis were given gelatin and placebo for 70 days. People who used gelatin felt reduction in pain and joint stiffness.
Many other studies shows same kind of results, if you are facing such issues give a try to gelatin.
Gelatin is fat in nature but it also depends on how it’s made, so it’s quite low in calories. As a result of study Gelatin can help you lose weight.
One of the study was conducted with 20 people giving
20 grams of gelatin each and results shows there was clear rise in the hormones
which helps in reducing appetite and reported that gelatin helped them feel
There are a lot of other benefits of gelatin