Collagen: Collagen is a structural protein that makes up 30- 50% of our bodies– it plays a large role in cushioning joints and providing elasticity in our skin.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A chronic condition that affects the colon and causes abdominal pain, cramping, gas, boating, and nausea.
Mineral: A simple chemical element that is essential to consume in our diets because our bodies cannot produces them on our own. Examples of minerals are Magnesium, Iron, and Calcium.
Protein: A type of macromolecule (reeeallly big molecule) made up of a large string of building blocks called amino acids. Proteins are the cellular machines, scaffolding, and messengers in all biological systems.
Vitamin: Vitamins are complex molecules that our bodies cannot produce on our own; we acquire vitamins from our diet. Examples of vitamins are vitamin C, vitamin A, and vitamin B12.