Inspired Collagyn for Brain

A deliciously comforting Ayurvedic inspired warming blend of tumeric, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom and black pepper. With gently restorative adaptogenic ashwagandha for stress resilience.

Inspired Collagyn is the perfect blend for stressful and busy lifestyles.  With key essential vegan nutrients including choline, iodine and vitamin D to support mind, mood, cognitive function and optimal daily wellbeing. 

Our innovative Collagyn range is formulated with collagen specific amino acids, plant proteins, botanical extracts and buffered vitamin C to support normal collagen formation and renewal.

Rich in prebiotic fibre to support digestive function and gut microbiome and an excellent source of protein for muscle tone, body conditioning and sustained fasting.

250g (approx 25 servings)

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    All of our products are 100% natural and free from artificial ingredients, GMOs, fillers, and refined sugars.

    All of our products are free from gluten.

    Responsibly made for a happy planet.

    All of our products are free from dairy.

    High potency targeted nutrition for your plant-based diet.

    "Such a delicious, warming and comforting drink."

    Jo Woodhurst
    Our In-House Nutritional Therapist

    Benefits of Inspired Collagyn

    Collagen formation for normal skin, cartilage and bones.

    Normal function of the nervous system.

    Normal psychological function.

    Protection of cells from oxidative stress.

    Normal functioning of the immune system.

    Reduction of tiredness and fatigue.

    Normal energy-yielding metabolism.

    Daily nutritional support

    280% NRV of buffered vitamin C to support collagen synthesis.

    800% NRV of vitamin D3 from natural algae source.

    100% NRV of iodine from wild harvested Hebridean seaweed.

    85mg choline from naturally fermented source.

    A wide range of amino acids from chickpea, brown rice and pea protein.

    White tea extracts containing flavanols and polyphenols.

    Prebiotic soluble fibre sourced form chicory root inulin.

    Adaptogen ashwagandha to help build resilience to stress.

    I love the Inspired Collagyn with its brilliant ingredients and wonderful flavour. 

    Renée Elliott
    Founder of Planet Organic

    Chicory Root Inulin

    Soluble fibre is an important food source for the diverse numbers of friendly microbes that naturally reside in the gut microbiome.

    Our organic inulin is sourced form chicory root and has a light, sweet and subtle malty flavour that helps satisfy those afternoon sweet tooth cravings.

    Also, being a source of fibre, inulin also helps to keep you feeling fuller for longer – so it’s a win-win ingredient!

    We believe that healthy digestion is fundamental to general health and wellbeing which is why we’ve included a source of soluble fibre in our Naked Collagyn , Radiant Collagyn and Inspired Collagyn.

    Chickpea Protein

    One of the main ingredients found in all three of our vegan Collagyn range is a new chickpea protein powder that’s incredibly nutritious.

    When it comes to vegan and plant-based nutrition, chickpeas provide a wide range of amnio acids including essential amino acids which are often hard to find on a predominately plant diet.

    With plant-based nutrition in mind, we combine this chickpea protein powder with brown rice and pea protein powders to provide a more comprehensive range of amino acids.

    This chickpea protein provides a milky and creamy in texture to our vegan Collagyn blends and you can find this innovative protein powder in our Naked Collagyn , Inspired Collagyn and Radiant Collagyn.

    Collagen Specific Amino Acids

    Collagen is an important structural protein providing strength and integrity to numerous body tissues including skin, bones, cartilage, blood vessel walls, ligaments, tendons and connective tissues.

    There are many different types of collagen all formed around 17 different amino acids with the main composition of collagen being formed from five key amino acids - glycine, proline, hydroxyproline, arginine and alanine.

    We’ve formulated our Naked Collagyn , Radiant Collagyn and Inspired Collagyn with vegan and naturally fermented forms of these key amino acids.

    Ashwagandha

    Also known as Indian ginseng this botanical is native to North Africa and India. It has been used for over 3000 years as one of the most important herbs in Ayurvedic medicine.

    The Sanskrit translation of ashwagandha is ‘smell of the horse’ which refers to its ancient belief of supporting energy, endurance and strength.

    In the West, ashwagandha is known as an adaptogen which helps build resilience to stress. These benefits are thought to be attributed to bioactive compounds naturally present in ashwagandha called withanolides.

    As for taste, ashwagandha has a sweet, nutty, malty taste which adds a real comfort factor to our Inspired Collagyn. It is one of our favourites and you can also find organic ashwagandha in our Coffee + Collagen and Cacao + Collagen.

    Cinnamon

    Originating from Indonesia and China, cinnamon is a tree bark and has been important both as a culinary spice and as an Ayurvedic botanical for centuries.

    Researchers are uncovering how this aromatic spice may help support the mechanism that help regulate blood sugar balance and its natural sweetness helps reduce the need for added sugar.

    There is something incredibly comforting about the naturally sweet flavour and aroma of this beautiful spice and for this reason, we’ve included our beautiful organic cinnamon to Cacao + Collagen and Inspired Collagyn


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    Seaweed

    Our organic Hebridean seaweed is sustainably wild-harvested around the remote islands of the Scottish Outer Hebrides.

    These pristine waters are carefully monitored and managed, with exclusive harvesting rights from the Crown Estate.

    The harvested seaweed is carefully dried, gently processed and milled into a nutritious, flavourless ingredient containing a variety of minerals including iodine to help support normal cognitive, thyroid, nervous system and skin function and contribute to normal energy-yielding metabolism.

    Packed full of iodine to offer 100% of your daily recommended you can find this hero ingredient in our Naked Collagyn, Inspired Collagyn and Radiant Collagyn.

    Cardamom

    Traditionally an Indian spice native to Kerala’s evergreen rain forests, cardamom is highly aromatic and has a gentle fragrant woody and citrusy flavour that lifts the senses and helps to clear the mind.

    Cardamom has long been a hero ingredient in Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicine as it contains a handful of minerals plus vitamins B2, B3 and C alongside a plethora of bioactive compounds including flavanols and polyphenols.

    Organic cardamom is one of five delicious Ayurvedic spices found in our Inspired Collagyn alongside cinnamon, turmeric, black pepper and ginger.

    Turmeric

    The world has fallen in love with this golden spice. Turmeric comes from the rhizome of a plant in the ginger family.

    Hailed as one of the most powerful botanicals in the world with a multitude of health benefits this rich spice had been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine.

    The highly regarded active compound found in turmeric is called curcumin which is currently at the centre of many exciting scientific research studies.

    With its aromatic, warm, peppery, soothing and comforting flavour this cheerful botanical can be found in our Inspired Collagyn.

    Vitamin C

    Not all vitamin C’s are created equal. The most common version of vitamin C, called ascorbic acid, has a very low absorption rate and often triggers digestive disturbance.

    So we formulate our products with a gentle on the gut, buffered form of vitamin C called magnesium ascorbate which has far superior absorption than standard ascorbic acid.

    Magnesium ascorbate is one of our most important ingredients in terms of health benefits, daily wellbeing, collagen renewal and supporting skin cell protection.

    You can find a generous 250mg (280% of your daily recommended dose) in each serving of our Naked Collagyn , Inspired Collagyn and Radiant Collagyn.

    MCT (Medium Chain Triglycerides)

    MCT’s are readily utilised for cellular energy production and easily convert into ketones which may provide an alternative energy source for brain cells.

    Rest assured our True MCT oil is sustainably sourced 100% from coconuts, never from palm oil, and is extracted using pure steamed distillation and gentle hydrolysis to contain C8 (60%) and C10 (40%).

    A clear, odourless, and tasteless oil to easily fuel-up your day. A popular Brave Recipe is the morning ritual of adding True MCT to your morning coffee (or tea) for an invigorating start to the day.

    You can also find MCT oil powder in our Naked Collagyn , Inspired Collagyn and Radiant Collagyn. GMO and solvent free.

    Pea Protein

    Pea protein is sourced from yellow split peas which have been cultivated for food for thousands of years.

    We use a special 80% pea protein which removes more of the fats and carbs in order to provide a concentrate diverse range of amino acids found in this plant protein.

    We choose this source of protein over whey or soy proteins due to health (both are common allergens) and environmental reasons.

    Combining pea protein with our brown rice and chickpea protein gives a more comprehensive amnio acids profile for our Naked Collagyn , Inspired Collagyn and Radiant Collagyn .

    Ginger Root

    Native to south-east Asia, ginger has been used a powerful botanical in Ayurvedic medicine for years.

    The health benefits of ginger are mainly attributed to a natural compound called gingerols present in the oily resin found in the root.

    Ginger is also helpful for easing nausea associated with travel and morning sickness and it bring a gentle level of chilli style heat to our Inspired Collagyn.

    Ginger also delivers a beautiful complex aromatic flavour that compliments cinnamon, cardamom, turmeric and black pepper in our Inspired Collagyn.

    Black Peppercorn

    Since ancient times black pepper is one of the most widely traded spices in the world. Sought after for its fiery flavour, black pepper is native to Kerala in India and is widely used in Ayurvedic medicine.

    The nutritional profile of this little spicy gem includes manganese, iron and vitamin K but it’s the 5% presence of piperine that’s grabbed our attention.

    Piperine provides a helping hand for the absorption of curcumin, the active compound found in turmeric, which is why we’ve paired up black pepper with turmeric in our Inspired Collagyn.

    White Tea Extract

    White tea retains the highest level of polyphenols and catechins including epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) compared to green and black tea.

    Skin ageing occurs due to internal and external factors which damage skin cells, disrupt elastin and collagen and affect skin tone and elasticity.

    The bioactive compounds present in white tea help protect skin cells from the harmful effects of oxidative stress generated by free radicals, UV rays and common pollutants.

    Our white tea extract contains 40% polyphenols and is included in beauty formulas Naked Collagyn , Inspired Collagyn and Radiant Collagyn.

    Vegan Vitamin D

    Vitamin D is made by skin cells when exposed to sunlight but national studies across many European countries, indicate that deficiencies in vitamin D are commonplace.

    Vitamin D is naturally found in meat, fish and dairy products making this vitamin hard to find when following a plant-based diet.

    This vital vitamin is important for supporting normal bone health, immune and muscle function.

    We’ve included a vegan certified form of vitamin D3, sourced from algae, in our Naked Collagyn , Inspired Collagyn and Radiant Collagyn .

    Your Method

    Add 2 tsp (10g) to a small amount of hot water and mix into paste then top up with 150ml of hot plant mylk, milk or water and enjoy.

    Nutrition

    Typical Values 

    Energy

    Fat

    of which saturate

    Carbohydrate

    of which sugars

    Fibre

    Protein

    Salt

    Vitamin D3

    Vitamin C

    Iodine

    Choline

    L-Glycine

    L-Proline

    L-Hydroxyproline

    Ashwagandha

    Per 100g 

    358 kcal

    1.9g

    1.8g

    39.8g

    3.8g

    11.9g

    40.0g

    0.12g

    400ug

    2250mg

    1500ug

    850mg

    10000mg

    5000mg

    5000mg

    5000mg

    Per 10g serving 

    36kcal

    0.19g

    0.18g

    3.98g

    0.38g

    1.19g

    4.0g

    0.01g

    40ug                            

    225mg                        

    150ug                           

    85mg

    1000mg

    500mg

    500mg

    500mg

    Ingredients

    Chicory Root Inulin
    Chickpea Protein
    L-Glycine
    L-Hydroxyproline v
    L-Proline v
    Ashwagandha
    Cinnamon
    Wild-harvested Hebridean Seaweed
    Cardamom
    Turmeric
    Natural Flavouring
    Vitamin C (Magnesium Ascorbate)
    L-Arginine v
    L-Alanine v,
    L-Choline Bitartrate v
    MCT Oil Powder
    Pea Protein
    Brown Rice Protein
    Ginger
    Black Pepper
    White Tea Extract
    Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)


    v denotes vegan fermented source   

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    HOW DOES VEGAN COLLAGYN SUPPORT FASTING?

    Some people find that the last few hours of their fasting window, which is typically the first few hours of their day, tend to be the most challenging. This is where our vegan Collagyn range comes in handy. If you are following a plant-based diet, then the vegan Collagyn contains vegan sourced key amino acids as an alternative to our bovine collagen. 

    IS VEGAN COLLAGYN ORGANIC?

    Each of the Vegan Collagyn products contain certified organic pea and brown rice protein powders and wild harvested organic Hebridean seaweed. Our chickpea protein powder is currently going through the organic certification process. 

    Additionally, Radiant Collagyn contains organic certified beetroot and Inspired Collagyn contains certified organic turmeric, ginger, cardamom, cinnamon and black pepper.

    However, because the Vegan Collagyn products are classed as nutritional supplements since they contain added nutrients such as vitamin D, vitamin C, choline, L-glycine, L-proline, L-hydroxyproline, L-alanine, L-arginine then we are unable to register them with the Soil Association for certification.

    HOW DOES VEGAN COLLAGYN COMPARE TO TRUE COLLAGEN?

    The long amino acid chains that form the polypeptides found within the large collagen molecule are mainly formed from just 5 key amnio acids – glycine, proline, hydroxyproline, arginine and alanine. Instead of using bovine hydrolysed collagen peptides the Vegan Collagyn range contains generous amounts of all 5 of these amino acids, from vegan and fermented sources (except glycine which is vegan sourced) alongside vitamin C a key cofactor for the enzymes which build new collagen molecules.

    The Vegan Collagyn products are a targeted nutritional supplement providing vegan sources of the main amino acids that are naturally present in collagen (glycine, proline, hydroxyproline), whilst also containing specific nutrients that are hard to obtain from a vegan diet including vitamin D and choline. The Vegan Collagyn range also contains nutrients that are key for skin health and collagen renewal including vitamin C and iodine (present from seaweed). 

    If you are not following a vegan diet and you love our True Collagen, Coffee + Collagen and Cacao + Collagen then you can still continue with these products if you like and you could also add in the Vegan Collagyn of your choice and benefit from all those skin nourishing free amino acids, vitamins and minerals. 

    WHICH VEGAN COLLAGEN SHOULD I TAKE?

    We have blended each of our vegan collagyn products  with specific botanicals with benefits aimed at brain, body and beauty and tailored the flavours. They taste delicious when made with hot mylk or milk. The ideal way to take this would be to blend 10g with a small amount of hot water (or hot milk/mylk) to make a paste and then top up with 100-150ml hot mylk or milk. Or, you can simply add 10g (2 teaspoons) to a smoothie.

    IS THIS PRODUCT SUITABLE TO TAKE WHILST FASTING?

    In a nutshell - YES! Our Vegan Collagyn range has been designed to be part of our Brave Method which cleverly supports many of the different forms of Intermittent Fasting, Time Restricted Eating, Ketogenic Diets and Fat Fasting that are so popular today.

    During your fasting window - consuming no more than 50 kcal during your fasting window is unlikely to interfere with your fast. The Vegan Collagyn range all contain less than 36 kcal per 10g serving when made with hot water.  If you are finding the  last couple of hours of your fasting window a little challenging or if you are looking for a nutritious vegan hot beverage to help kick start your start your day without offsetting all your overnight fasting efforts then the Vegan Collagyn products are there to support you. 

    During your eating window, if you are following a protocol of restricting total carbs to no more than 20g a day and restricting calories to between 300-600 a day then the Vegan Collagyn products are completely suitable to help sustain you in-between meals or to help distract you from snacking. When made with hot water all the Vegan Collagyn products contain less than 4g total carbs per serving and just 36kcal per serving. Alternatively during your eating window you could make the Vegan Collagyn products with milk or plant mylk for a comforting and luxurious drink.

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