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What are peptides and should you be taking them?

Peptides are essential proteins that have many uses in the body. There are many kinds of peptides. Collagen peptides help repair skin, hair, and nails. Other peptides improve joint, muscle, and mobility function. Peptides are chains of amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein. These peptides are in many foods and they can also be supplemented.

Should you be taking peptides?

It depends on the person. Most peptides are reserved for athletes and nonathletes in need of faster joint and muscle recovery. More widely used peptides, such as collagen peptides are used daily for healthy looking hair, non-brittle nails, and radiant skin.


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