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Collagen & Protein

RocQ is a leading supplier in the South African market of pure hydrolysed collagen & organic protein Supplements.

With a focus on supporting specialist beauty & health shops throughout South Africa with our range of Premium Collagen with VERISOL™, and retailers and health shops with our range of Bovine Collagen (Type I & III), Marine Collagen (Type I), and superior Organic Pea Protein supplements

 

With scientifically proven health benefits that improve the quality of life, RocQ takes pride in providing products that are unsurpassed in terms of quality and efficacy.  

Why Collagen?

 

Collagen is a protein that is one of the most abundant components in your body, particularly in your skin, tendons, ligaments, muscles, bones, and connective tissues. It provides structural support, strength, and elasticity to various parts of your body. Collagen is often referred to as the "glue" that holds your body together.

There are several types of collagen, but type I, II, and III are the most common in the human body:

  1. Type I collagen: This type is found in your skin, tendons, bones, and ligaments. It plays a crucial role in maintaining skin elasticity and strength, as well as providing support to these connective tissues.

  2. Type II collagen: This type is primarily found in cartilage, which cushions your joints and provides flexibility. It helps maintain joint health and mobility.

  3. Type III collagen: This type is often found alongside type I collagen in skin, blood vessels, and internal organs. It contributes to the elasticity and structure of these tissues

The benefits of collagen include:

  1. Improved Skin Health: Collagen is essential for maintaining skin elasticity, hydration, and firmness. As you age, collagen production naturally declines, which can lead to wrinkles, sagging skin, and dryness. Collagen supplements help improve skin texture and reduce the signs of aging.

  2. Joint Support: Collagen is a major component of cartilage, which cushions and supports joints. Supplementing with collagen may help reduce joint pain and stiffness, making it beneficial for individuals with conditions like osteoarthritis.

  3. Stronger Hair and Nails: Collagen promotes healthy hair and nail growth by providing essential amino acids and nutrients needed for their strength and structure.

  4. Gut Health: Collagen can help support the lining of the digestive tract and may aid in the treatment of conditions like leaky gut syndrome.

  5. Bone Health: Collagen is a component of bone matrix, and its supplementation may contribute to stronger bones and reduced risk of fractures, especially in postmenopausal women.

  6. Muscle Mass: Collagen contains the amino acid glycine, which is important for building muscle tissue. It may support muscle growth and recovery.

  7. Heart Health: Some studies suggest that collagen supplements may help lower risk factors associated with heart disease, such as high cholesterol levels.

  8. Wound Healing: Collagen is involved in the formation of new blood vessels and the repair of damaged tissue, making it important for wound healing.

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