What’s Himmense Shift and how does it work?
It’s a high dose of all-natural collagen (and a bunch of other clever stuff including Vitamins B5, B6, B12, C & D3) that you drink to give your body the boost you need.
Good question. Collagen is kind of a big deal. Specifically, it’s 70% of our dry-mass skin content. Which sounds gross, but really just means it’s the most abundant structural protein in the human body.
How many amino-acids does Himmense SHIFT collagen contain?
Collagen is a protein made up of amino-acids. Himmense SHIFT collagen contains 19 different amino acids, including hydroxyproline which is noteworthy because this amino acid isn't found in other proteins.
Why should I take collagen?
One of the major building blocks of the human body, collagen is pretty much the Swiss army knife of proteins. As we age our natural collagen production begins to slow down which can result in sagging skin, the appearance of fine lines and thinning hair - no thanks! Supplementing your diet with ingestible collagen can increase your collagen intake. It keeps your hair strong, skin smooth, reduces wrinkles, joints supple, boosts muscle growth and well, pretty much everything except set your alarm for you. Read more here.
At what age shall I start taking collagen?
We begin to lose about 1% of our collagen per year in our mid-20s. As we age, the body’s natural collagen production begins to slow down and the signs of ageing—like joint pain, weaker cartilage, thinning hair and sagging skin—become more apparent. By the time we get to 40, we will have lost around a third of our natural collagen. Excess sun exposure, smoking and poor diet can also inhibit collagen production. Fortunately, clinical studies show that supplementing your diet with ingestible collagen can increase your collagen intake and has multiple science-backed benefits. So, given the saying "prevention is better than cure", we recommend you start taking Collagen daily from your mid 20’s to reap the maximum benefits. But it's never too late to start. Subscribe to get 15% off every order.
How and when shall I take collagen?
Like a shot of tequila. But good for you. Simply snap the pouch in half using one hand and squeeze the contents in to your mouth. And as for when, it’s a bit more complicated. Take one, once a day, any time you like. (Probably not just after brushing your teeth though, the Mixed Berry flavour and toothpaste is an acquired taste, to put it lightly). You can also add SHIFT to smoothies, protein drinks or your porridge. Just shake it like a tail feather and drink that goodness.
What does collagen taste like?
Usually, collagen itself has a slightly bitter taste, which people get used to in a jiffy. But just to make sure you love it, ours tastes like mixed berry.
Is collagen natural?
Our marine collagen is all natural, baby. In fact, we ensure all our ingredients are responsibly sourced and of the highest quality.
Is marine collagen sustainable?
Yes. Our marine collagen peptides are made from the skins and scales of fish that would otherwise be discarded in the fillet process. Furthermore, our collagen is not irradiated and complies with EU food regulations.And, on the subject of sustainability, our 20ml sachets are the only single use packaging that’s 100% recyclable.The smaller, lightweight packaging also means we use fewer vehicles and less fuel to transport and deliver Himmense SHIFT right through your letterbox. Leading to less carbon emissions.
Is marine collagen better than bovine collagen?
Studies that have looked at the absorption of collagen peptides found marine collagen tends to be absorbed better than bovine collagen due to its low molecular weight. Studies also show hydrolyzed collagen seems to be well absorbed in general, and can boost circulating levels of important amino acids. Furthermore, Marine collagen is more sustainably produced and has less impact on the environment than for example bovine collagen which is sourced from animals (cows & pigs). And there is a lower risk of contaminants as Marine Collagen does not pose any known risk of transmissible diseases.
Can I take collagen if I’m allergic to fish?
Our base ingredient is marine collagen, sourced from the skin of freshwater fish, so it’s not recommended for those with allergies to fish - sorry about that. It does NOT however, contain any shellfish or crustacean, so no worries there.
Is your collagen gluten free?
Yup. Sorry gluten fans, this is a strictly no gluten zone.
How much protein is in collagen?
In every 20ml dose, there’s 5.4 grams of lean, clean, power-packed protein. So if you need a hit - we've got you covered.
How many calories is in your collagen?
In every 20ml dose, there’s 42 Kcal. That's less calories than an orange but with 100% of your Vitamin C NRV. Mind blowing.
What else should I know about the ingredients and nutritional information?
We know men want to look and feel their best which is why we’ve made sure our collagen for men has no added sugar, artificial sweeteners, flavours or colours, lactose, gluten, dairy, soya, wheat, starch, yeast, animal fat, alcohol, GMO, emulsifying agents or soy lecithin.
Each 20ml Collagen drink is infused with Vitamin C which can boost Collagen production plus Vitamins B5, B6, B12, D3, Selenium and Ashwagandha for multiple health benefits.
So it's fair to say Himmense SHIFT packs one hell of a boost.
Ingredients: Hydrolysed Marine Collagen (fish), Water, Glycerol (Veg), Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12), Vitamin D3 Compound (Corn Syrup, Acacia, Plant Cholecalciferol, Fractionated Coconut Oil), Natural Antioxidant D-a-Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Ashwagandha Root Extract, Sodium Selenite (Selenium), Natural Sweetener (Stevia), Natural Summer Fruits (Mixed Berry) Flavouring. Allergens: Contains Fish Collagen.
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Can I take collagen with other medications & supplements?
Consult a doctor or healthcare professional if you have any questions or are taking any other medications before you try any remedies.
Are there any side effects when taking collagen?
Nope. We put our products through their paces and we’ve never seen any unwanted side-effects. Sadly, no wanted side-effects either though, like wings, laser vision, or the power of grayskull... sorry.
How long does it take to see results when taking collagen everyday?
We’ve seen brilliant results in as little as 2 weeks. But every body is different, so if it’s taking a little longer - stick with it, it’s 100% worth it.Clinical studies show that Himmense SHIFT's key ingredient, Type 1 hydrolyzed marine collagen peptides, can have a beneficial effect on the appearance of skin, boost muscle mass and reduce joint pain when taken daily for 12 weeks which is aligned with what our subscribers tell us. So, you may not notice the benefits visibly for weeks. Which is why we have packed our premium marine collagen with clinically proven vitamins and minerals so either way you’re getting tons of benefits straight away.
Does collagen make your hair thicker?
Yes, collagen can help keep both hair follicles supple and strong and can be used to replenish and strengthen hair. When it comes to our hair, the specific protein responsible for keeping it strong and promoting its growth is keratin. As we age and keratin reduces, hair often becomes thinner, weaker and sometimes more coarse. Marine collagen contains amino acids in a very easy to absorb form and some of these amino acids are vital for the production of keratin.
Does collagen help joints?
Yes, collagen supports joint health. Collagen helps maintain the healthy cartilage, which is the rubber-like tissue that covers the surface of our joints, protecting them from wear and tear. Clinical trials have shown supplementation with collagen may reduce activity and exercise-related joint pain.
Does collagen help muscles recover faster?
Yes, whether you’re a marathon runner, triathlete or gym-goer, collagen protein helps to build and repair the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and cartilage that are stressed during exercise. Protein loss occurs in muscles during and after long periods of exercise due to oxidation, inflammatory reactions, and muscle microlesions. Collagen is an excellent protein source, packing in more protein per calorie than other sources while containing less sodium and sugar, and the combination of collagen’s high bioavailability with its high amino acid content makes it an optimal post-workout supplement that rapidly absorbs and can quickly work to help repair and replenish proteins broken down during exercise.
Where is Himmense SHIFT manufactured?
Our advanced formula has been developed and produced especially for Himmense by a UK-based manufacturer of Nutritional Supplements. Their facility is British Retail Consortium (BRC) quality accredited to the latest Global Food Standards and employs HACCP quality protocols. It is also registered with the FDA. So, no worries there.
What are the benefits of taking collagen?
Collagen supplements may offer several potential benefits, including improved skin, hair, and nail health, reduced joint pain, improved gut health, and increased muscle mass.
What are are the side effects of taking marine collagen?
Marine collagen supplements are generally considered safe for most people. People with fish or shellfish allergies should avoid marine collagen supplements.
Is it good to take collagen everyday?
Collagen supplements are generally safe to take daily, and some experts suggest taking them consistently to see potential benefits.
Who should not take collagen?
Collagen supplements are generally safe for most people to take. However, certain individuals may want to avoid collagen supplements or speak with a healthcare provider before taking them. These include people who have allergies to the source of the collagen (such as fish or shellfish allergies), pregnant or breastfeeding women, and children. Additionally, people with certain medical conditions, such as liver or kidney disease, or who are taking certain medications, should consult with a healthcare provider before taking collagen supplements.
What does collagen do to your face?
Collagen is a protein that helps to provide structure and elasticity to your skin. As you age, your body produces less collagen, which can contribute to wrinkles and a loss of skin firmness. Taking collagen supplements may help to boost collagen levels in your skin, potentially leading to a firmer, more youthful appearance. Additionally, collagen may help to improve skin hydration and elasticity, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and improve overall skin texture.
Does collagen reduce belly fat?
Collagen is a protein that can help to increase feelings of fullness and reduce appetite, which may indirectly contribute to weight loss or a reduction in body fat over time. Additionally, some studies have suggested that collagen supplements may improve body composition by increasing muscle mass and decreasing fat mass.
Is collagen good for males?
Yes, collagen supplements can be beneficial for males. Collagen is a protein that plays an important role in maintaining the health and strength of various tissues in the body, including the skin, bones, and muscles. As men age, their bodies naturally produce less collagen, which can contribute to a loss of muscle mass, joint pain, and wrinkles. Taking collagen supplements may help to support the body's natural collagen production, potentially leading to improved skin health, joint function, and muscle mass. Collagen supplements may also help to support gut health, which can have a positive impact on overall well-being.
Does collagen effect Testosterone?
There is no evidence to suggest that collagen supplements have any effect on testosterone levels. Collagen is a protein that is not involved in the production or regulation of hormones like testosterone. Therefore, taking collagen supplements should not impact testosterone levels in men.
What age should men take collagen?
Men can begin taking collagen supplements at any age, but the optimal age to start may vary depending on individual health factors and goals. Collagen production begins to decline in the body around the age of 25, so some experts suggest that people may begin to see the benefits of collagen supplementation in their late 20s or early 30s. However, it's never too late to start taking collagen supplements, and some men may choose to start later in life to address specific concerns such as joint pain or wrinkles.
How much collagen should a man take?
The optimal dosage of collagen supplements for men can vary depending on individual factors such as age, weight, and health status, as well as the specific product being used. However, most collagen supplements recommend a dosage of around 6 grams per day, which should be taken in the form of a liquid for maximum absorption and effectiveness.
Is collagen good for men's hair?
Collagen supplements may help to support healthy hair growth and appearance in men. Collagen is a protein that is essential for maintaining the health and structure of various tissues in the body, including the hair. As men age, their bodies naturally produce less collagen, which can contribute to hair thinning, loss of luster, and breakage. Taking collagen supplements may help to support the body's natural collagen production, potentially leading to stronger, healthier hair. Collagen may help to improve hair elasticity, hydration, and thickness, and may also support the overall health of the scalp.
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