It is a colorless and tasteless protein, which is water soluble and obtained from collagen, a protein found in the tendons, ligaments, skin and bones of the animals. It is mostly extracted from the pigs and cows.
Nutritional components per 100 grams are:
Total calories - 62
Total Fat - 0 g
Sodium - 75 mg
Potassium - 1 mg
Total Carbohydrate - 14 g
Dietary fiber - 0 g
Sugar - 13 g
Protein - 1.2 g
Gelatin contains a sufficient amount of glycine and other important amino acids.
These amino acids are used in the liver for the production of some products which are helpful in controlling the blood cholesterol level.
Some of the products are used for the transportation of the cholesterol in the liver and also in the breakdown of cholesterol.
Net result is the decrease in the cholesterol level of the blood.
T is useful as an anti-aging agent because it mostly consists of proteins like collagen. Collagen is the main component of skin, ligaments, tendons and bones. So, aging is the process in which degradation of these proteins is more than their production in the body, so one can fulfill the deficiency of the proteins by gelatin supplements.
2. Maintenance of the skin health
Gelatin makes major contribution in the skin connective tissue and cell development. So it is helpful in maintaining the health of the skin.
3. Teeth, hair and nail development
Gelatin provides minerals which are essential in the development of hair, nails and teeth.
It is caused by the breakdown of the collagen in the body. Collagen supplements are expensive so lack of collagen con be reached by the gelatin which ic rich in collagen.
5. Liver detoxification
Gelatin is rich in glycine, which is the amino acid required in the process of detoxification occurring in liver.
6. Improves the digestion stomach
Glycine in the gelatin, helps the stomach to increase the production of HCl. which results in improvement of the digestion by the stomach.
7. Muscle maintenance
9. Lowers the inflammation
10. Hormone balance
11. Wound repair
12. In stress and depression
14. Bone development
15. For improvement in the metabolism
16. In weight loss
The dosage of gelatin per day is 2-3 Tbsps.
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