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Why You Should Add Collagen to Your 2019 Resolution List

From the Show: Naturally Savvy
Summary: While the body produces collagen, you can get additional benefits -- such as anti-aging effects, both inside and out -- by supplementing with collagen products.
Air Date: 1/15/19
Duration: 23:20
Host: Andrea Donsky, RHN and Lisa Davis, MPH
Guest Bio: Susan M. Piergeorge, MS, RDN, LDN
Susan-PiergeorgeSusan M. Piergeorge, MS, RDN, LDN, is a registered dietitian and nutritionist. Her background includes clinical dietetics, nutritional counseling, health promotion, public speaking, sales, marketing and communications in the food and pharmaceutical industries. Along with a Professional Culinary Certificate, Susan has experience in culinary demonstrations, menu development and recipe modification.

Susan has received numerous awards from the American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association for her volunteer efforts and community outreach. She has also volunteered and provided presentations for the Arthritis Foundation.

She has authored a book, Boomer Be Well! Rebel Against Aging through Food, Nutrition and Lifestyle on the subject of food, nutrition and preventive health strategies for the Baby Boomer generation.

Susan is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, from which she has received media training, and belongs to a number of specialty practice groups.
  • Book Title: Boomer Be Well! Rebel Against Aging through Food, Nutrition and Lifestyle
  • Guest Facebook Account: https://www.facebook.com/NeoCellCollagen/
Why You Should Add Collagen to Your 2019 Resolution List
Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body. It is the major component of connective tissues that make up several body parts, including tendons, ligaments, skin and muscles.

Collagen has many important functions, including providing your skin with structure and strengthening your bones.

While the body produces collagen, you can get additional benefits -- such as anti-aging effects, both inside and out -- by supplementing with collagen products.

Susan M. Piergeorge, MS, RDN, LDN, joins hosts Andrea Donsky and Lisa Davis to discuss collagen facts 101, the health benefits collagen provides, and how the different types of collagen work in the body.
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