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Why Collagen Hydrolysate is Better than Whey Protein

Nutraviva Collagen Hydrolysate is by far the superior product for muscle building & repair in comparison to whey based protein powders.

So how does Nutraviva's unique Collagen Hydrolysate help to repair and strengthen tendons, ligaments and build muscle?  The fascia is the sock that holds your muscle bundles together and it’s the fascia that determines how muscle is constructed. The fascia whilst made of collagen contains fibroblasts, that in turn makes mitochondria to move energy around your body, to avoid chronic fatigue.

30% of your muscle power to perform day to day activities comes from contractions of the fascia, which can be amplified when the anchor points like tendons and ligaments are strengthened by using collagen hydrolysate.

Collagen hydrolysate helps your body regenerate fibroblasts, strengthens your anchor points by sending collagen generating essential amino acids to the right part of your body.  Essential amino acids in the right place are the building blocks for your body.


Whey protein cannot regenerate collagen in the body and cannot increase the number of fibroblasts and satellite cells in the fascia, to remove pain, help strengthen anchor points and make stronger connections of muscle to the bone.

Nutraviva Collagen Hydrolysate won’t cause you to bulk up unless it’s taken with exactly the right exercise regime and in conjunction with lifting large weights in the gym, bigger than your body mass.  More and more people are taking collagen hydrolysate for body toning, injury recovery, joint health, skin and gut health benefits.

Nutaviva Grass-Fed Collagen Hydrolysate stimulates cell type mTOR and AMPK pathways.  The unique collagen polypeptide protein chain and formulation performs a dichotomous role firstly to stimulate the mTOR pathway that hunts out muscle cells, so the protein matrix in collagen hydrolysate repairs and constructs muscle tissue and strengthens anchor points.  Secondly, Nutraviva Collagen Hydrolysate activates the AMPK pathway responsible for energy transfer to the muscle, which creates fat burn after glycogen stores are depleted.

The great advantage of unflavoured Nutraviva Collagen Hydrolysate is its 100% pure, no stevia, sweeteners, gums or other compounds making it ideal for use in food recipes, pancakes, biscuits and your favourite yoghurt, cereal  juice or hot beverage.  The flavoured Nutraviva Collagen Hydrolysates are formulated to take any time of the day as a drink for those in a hurry, for a pick me up and convenience.

The above was verified by measuring changes to body composition using DX scans.  The standard testing and product QA is a patented process managed by stopping the hydrolysation process at exactly the right time when the correct molecular weight of the protein is achieved.

Our sports science team recommends when athletes are in heavy training to take 10 grams of collagen hydrolysate in a 250ml drink three times a day, at breakfast, before or after exercise and before going to sleep of a night.

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Written by Bruno Rossitt, Founding CEO Nutraviva, BEd(PhysEd)

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