Monday, 6 January 2020

How Collagen Supplements Work And Benefits The Skin

How Collagen Supplements Work And Benefits The Skin 


Collagen is a no more hidden ingredient from the wellness world right now, especially everyone aware of its swear beauty benefits. Collagen trend has spread from cosmetics to treating disease. Collagen is the complex structural protein that includes specific amino acids that act as a building block for the most part of your body like skin, muscles and tendons, bone, connective tissue, joints, and teeth. Collagen is also present in parts of our nails and hair. Collagen is the most abundant protein found in the human body because collagen forms up to 25 to 35 percent of the overall body protein contents. It's impossible to measure the collagen level in your body, but you can tell when it's level of production falls.

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Collagen is holding up the whole body by its insoluble fibrous structure for its indisputable tensile strength. By study, collagen is available in 28 types; each type is different in its structure and function. Each collagen type repeatedly contains glycine, proline, arginine, and hydroxyproline amino acids. Out of these 28, only type I, II, III, IV, and V collagen form the 80 to 90 percent of the whole collagen in your body. Type I collagen is most abundant among the other two, which can be found in the skin, tendons, and bones. Type II and type V are present in cartilage and promote joint health.

When our own body forms the collagen is called endogenous collagen, and collagen, which synthetically prepared, is called exogenous collagen. Collagen is formed in the extracellular matrix, which is secreted by the specialized cells called fibroblast, which is present under the skin and connective tissue. As we grow older, collagen production declines, and the cell structure in the body get weakens. Less collagen loses skin elasticity, which serves the main reason for skin sagging in older age. Studies revealed that taking collagen from your diet or externally supports plump skin and reduce wrinkles. Collagen taken from outside is categorized into two; Marine sourced collagen and Bovine sourced collagen peptides.

In last year it is measured hike in sales of collagen supplements by 34 percent, which is statistically improving from the previous year. Collagen supplements expeditiously level up the collagen mark in your body and help to sustain that level in the body.

How You Can Procure More Collagen Into Your Diet

For stronger bones, sore-less muscles and joints, strengthen hair and nails, healthy and younger skin, isn't it triggers your mind that how to get more collagen in our diet? Well, you arrived at an admiring question. Here's the good dietary source of collagen you must include in your diet:

1. Bone Broth- It is made from animal bones (chicken, fish, or cattle) and connective tissues. This is rich in collagen and minerals. This cooked soup is making your body to restore the collagens which your body lacks as you age.
2. Dogfish Egg-case- This marine species resembles the same collagen of human type I collagen. Dogfish are also high in minerals and vitamins.

3. Mussel Byssus- Byssus is the strong, thin, silky fibers that are made from proteins typically collagen and used by mussels to stay attached to the rocks or other substrates. The byssus glands of mussel produce byssus. The biopolymer brings extensive strength that underwater also mussel clings to the stone, which surpasses the adherence underwater.
4. Egg yolk and eggshell membrane - Eggshell membrane consists of the proteins in the form of type I and V collagen. This is one of the readily available and cheapest sources of collagen.
5. Animal skin viz; Pork, Salmon, and Chicken are the excellent source of fibrous proteins and a potential source of collagen available naturally.
6. Vegetables- Dark green leafy like kale and spinach category vegetables help in restoring damaged collagen due to harmful UV rays exposure.
7. Fruits- Fresh fruits like strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries are high in antioxidants which fight for ravaging free radicals. So next time you are tempted to an ad box of Botox, take a handful of berries to surpass your hunger, which also enhances your skin glow.

 The above list was the primary best source to increase collagen and suppose if you don't have a dedicated time to sort the above things in your diet, you can consider the second-best collagen source. The second best collagen source includes ready-made collagen supplements. Collagen supplements are available in tablet, powder, and capsules.

1. Oziva Collagen Powder- This is the first only plant-source based collagen supplement which is invented on the principle of beauty-from-within concept. This plant-based collagen will provide your body with the required ingredients your body needs to produce collagen on its own. This product is free from the harmful natural substance so that you might have in mind that it will contribute to weight gain or cholesterol increase. Harmful substance includes soy-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, dairy ingredient-free, preservative-free, artificial sweetener-free, and non-GMO.

All ingredients used in this magical product are natural, superfoods that boosting collagen synthesis, and food with high antioxidants like acai berry, sea buckthorn, bamboo shoot, sesbania agati, etc.
Oziva Collagen boosting powder is an excellent choice for vegetarians as they have not to compromise on their values. This product comes with a pocket-friendly budget, so I highly recommend for vegetarians to beat their age difference and 

Kayos natural offers purest bovine collagen of the highest quality, and it contains no harmful substances like gluten, dairy, soy, and sugar. This protein powder made up of type1 and 3 collagen formed in a natural way that your body benefits it most effectively.


For fear of aging, the production of synthetic collagen has become popular and only true remedy works. Collagen is present in powder form, which is also called collagen peptides or hydrolyzed collagen, which is a more processed form of collagen. This hydrolyzed collagen doesn't have any flavor itself, so it can easily mix up with beverages and smoothies. Take one scoop or two of this collagen protein powder and mix in your smoothie to make it easier collagen diet.

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Technologically, to bring benefits without a doubt for healthier skin, you can combine collagen-rich sources with other skin beneficial ingredients like vitamin C, hyaluronic acid to your daily routine that brings additional benefits to the potent anti-aging effects. Many cosmetics like antiaging creams are based on this formula that is available in the market.

If you are pregnant, then follow up with your doctor to check the collagen supplements will be fine to check on. Otherwise, all peptide collagens are safe in pregnancy.

To get the best results from an outside source of collagen, take 1 or two scoops of collagen peptide or marine collagen in a day. Regular consumption ensures that your body has enough supply of pure collagen for daily body rebuilding. You can mix this magical powder with any of your favorite drinks like coffee, smoothie, etc.

Friday, 3 January 2020

Is Mediocrity Considered One Of The Failure?

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The mediocrity of life is nothing but failure in performing excellence or extraordinary performance in all areas of life or even many areas of your life.

Mediocre people will have their own choice not to do and living a middle-class life. Some people are deluded so much in their fate that they think it cannot be changed, what all bad happening is written in our fate. With this thought they cannot be upgraded in life and wish to do something different and good is diminished.

Remember mediocrity is not a curse, it's just your choice not to give your best, not to explore full measure of your gift and talents, and to shun personal growth and development.

Mediocre people want to settle in one particular field and one company. For this kind of mentality people its very obvious that they will do exactly the same what boss asks for, without any question, and they just obey their boss and keep head down and do their work. In this scenario, chances of firing people are rare but chances in remaining at the same position are high without any increments. These people stay in the same company for so long and later if they wish to change company other company will doubt on your capability and arise a question why haven't you moved at all in these years and here you lose your value.

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Sometimes this mediocrity cannot be a threat to you in front of some managers. Some managers cannot bear it when an employee is too ambitious and too smart.

No high risk of failure in mediocrity but less risk of getting fired. Now you can understand you cannot compare appealing a mediocre life to joy and vitality experience when living a daring adventure life.


Mediocre always have one hand distant from learning and growth and they don't like the concept of challenge. Being mediocre seek the delusion of failure at times. Many times it happened those who perform well in part of life will have always had to strive longer and harder path because of mediocrity.

If you want to be out of mediocrity just once taste the excellence. Never mind, if you are mediocre at a lot of things but constantly probing those things for gaining knowledge and experience this can bring change in your personality.

Be bold, fearless and think you are the lion who never sleeps. What kind of mindset you have in defining mediocrity.

If you enjoyed reading above, then do comment about your experience and what you think about mediocre. Share this blog with your friends.

Wednesday, 1 January 2020

Araku Valley - A Beautiful Tourist Place To Visit During Winter

Araku Valley - A Beautiful Tourist Place To Visit During Winter

The best time to visit Araku Valley is from October to February that gives you the cooler and crispier temperatures of a minimum of 10 degrees Celcius and outstanding sightseeing views and beautiful ambience. We started our journey in December, which is supposedly the coldest month of the year in Araku.

Araku valley is a hill station in Vishakhapatnam district, in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a famous tourist attraction in southern India, which is prominently nestled in the Eastern Ghats. The fascinating thing about the 'Araku trip "is travel while reaching the valley; one will find lots of coffee plantations and beautiful waterfalls, which makes the scenic views while travelling. Araku valley is the 120 Km distant west from the Vishakhapatnam (Vizag city). Araku is referred to as "Ooty of Andhra Pradesh."


Araku trip was my long-awaited trip of the year. Every trip has its own best enjoyable thing; likewise, the Araku trip given us the temperature and sightseeing. Isn't that ensues excitement for Araku trip? Araku is the trip of a two-day trip or one-day short trip, but you need two days in hand to get all the spots to be covered. During this trip of two days and one night, I had stayed at "Hills and Valley Resort" which has a reasonable rate with standard stay facility including night fire camp.

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Araku is inhabited by the different tribal communities. Tribals make their living through cultivation and selling coffee, spices, nuts, tamarinds, and various bamboo handicrafts to the tourists and commuters.

How to reach Araku

The journey from Vizag city to Araku is quite exceptional. A couple of options available for the journey to reach Araku like train journey (3 hours) and a road journey with private vehicles or public bus to Araku (4 hours). Express buses run by Apsrtc on a daily basis from Vishakhapatnam to Araku and from Araku to Vishakhapatnam, for which you need to catch the bus from Vuda park bus stop or Isukathota bus stop (NH16) and other buses also stop available to pick the passenger.

Unveiling Beauty Of Araku

Araku Valley

Vizag or Vishakhapatnam is the nearest railway station to Araku. If you have a long vacation to wander high hills of 'Araku Valley,' then keep a day spare for sight viewing beautiful Vizag beaches and picturesque landscapes.


As I mentioned, the earlier Araku trip is ecstatic about the journey rather than the destination. The journey of the train that takes almost three and a half hours to reach Araku valley while in the journey, you will enjoy 58 long tunnels that make a splash through eastern ghats. Each tunnel computes as long as 520 meters. Also, 84 major bridges it goes through which compose most amazing views of the journey.

Chaparai Waterfalls

I was flabbergasted by seeing the scene of this place, which depicts a waterfall and river and forest surrounding the waterfall. Though it was a little raining (which was unexpected), I managed to take some beautiful snaps. I enjoyed the ever-flowing Gosthani river whimsically. Raining indeed made the colour of the river to a slightly muddy. 
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Borra caves

Borra caves are situated on the Ananthagiri hills of the Araku Valley. These caves were discovered by famous British geologist William King in 1807. Borra caves are million years aged and are considered the deepest cave in India. 

I spent the revelling afternoon in Borra Caves with smoky fogs on the way. Borra caves are the ancient natural caves, originated from the coolest river "Gosthani," which flows through these caves. Per person fee is 60 / - and children- 45 / - and they are allowing mobile phones nowadays. For a digital camera, you need to pay 100 / -.


Animal lovers will love Borra Caves as there are monkeys, bats, geckos hidden in the cave, and dark conjure. One small story I heard from the guide that this place named after an incident happened with borra (a bull). 

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Coffee Museum
There has been a history of the aromatic beverage named "Coffee" in Araku valley. The Museum of coffee "Araku Valley Coffee House" has every detail of the history of how coffee plantation is taken up to a business level by tribal people. The museum serves all types of coffee in refined packaging. You will also find the edible chocolates made of pure coffee or dark chocolate. 


The magnificence of Coffee Museum is shown via dioramas, the origins of coffee started in Ethiopia, and its migration all the way through Araku Valley. This museum is owned by Prakash Rao, who brought the concept of coffee catering service in Araku in 1930. And in 1954, he opened this Coffee Museum. There is an entry fee of 10 rupees per person, which is very reasonable.

Ananthagiri Coffee Plantation

Ananthagiri hills had linked to the route of Araku trip, so this became the part of my Araku trip. The place is heaven for coffee lovers like me where coffee is planted, harvested, and dried. Most of the tribal's living is based on the coffee plantation. Tall trees of pepper give the greenery and shade for berries-loaded coffee shrubs. This place is a must in Araku trip if you are a nature lover.

spices_in_arakuAnanthagiri hills offer the best trekking routes for visitors. Some adventures travellers find Araku valley as trekking place though valley has many picturesque lands with lots of greenery. Breathtaking view from an altitude of 1168m in Ranga Reddy district where you can listen bird's chirping very clear.

Tribal Museum

Araku_valley_tripTribal Museum discovers the details of the tribal culture of Eastern ghats. Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation established Tribal Museum for the devotion of the tribe's culture and value. 

Again, dioramas made of clay have placed to depict the tribe's day to day activities, which is an awe-inspiring section of the museum. Mud walls adorn the surrounding of the museum, and over it, cultural drawings and artwork are made by tribals.


No travel diary of Vizag can be complete without mentioning the taste of the magnificent chicken dish here. I had tasted this divine tribal dish and my lunch at the "Annapurna Hotel". 
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Araku especial "Bamboo chicken," which is typically prepared in Bamboo sticks and leaves the bamboo flavour in the chicken. So don't forget to taste this classic dish, and I guarantee you will not forget the taste of it; I still have that mouthwatering taste on my tongue.
The tribal make this cuisine of preparing food in bamboo as their living options. 
During the journey, I had "Barbecue Bamboo Chicken" which is prepared by the street vendors and that was awesome in taste as you can see how tempting in the picture. This street dish was very cheap, but still yummy.

Also, check out my Sula Vineyard Trip.

For more such real pics, you can check out my Instagram Highlights (Araku Trip). Follow on Instagram pram_s20

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