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If you did a brief search, you’d already know that high-mercury seafood, cigarettes, and alcohol are off-limits during pregnancy. But what about the collagen powder you’ve been adding to your granola to keep your skin dewy; hair luscious, and nails healthy? While you should always check with your doctor when starting a new supplement, collagen supplements are generally considered safe during pregnancy. They can be beneficial, even. To find out why (and how, precisely), continue reading.
You should have realised that ingestible collagen (your body's primary structural protein that forms connective tissues and skin) does live up to its hype by now. And if you haven't? Well, there's plenty of research that can convince you. For example, a 2014 study published in the Skin Pharmacology and Physiology journal found that skin elasticity significantly improved when study participants between the ages of 35 and 55 took a collagen supplement for 8 weeks. Another 2008 study found that dietary supplementation of collagen helped lessen joint pain among college athletes.