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What is Vitacost Undenatured Type II Collagen with UC-II®?
Vitacost Undenatured Type II Collagen with UC II® is a high-quality collagen supplement supplying 10 mg of undenatured type II collagen per single-capsule serving.
According to the U.S. National Institutes of Health, collagens are a family of proteins that are part of body tissues, including skin, cartilage and joints. While there are more than a dozen types of collagen, 80 to 90 percent of collagen found in the body consists of types 1, 2 and 3.
Type 2 collagen is found primarily in cartilage—the flexible tissue that cushions bones at the joints. Collagen is made by the body and can also be taken in supplement form.
Vitacost Type II Collagen with UC II® features the branded collagen ingredient UC II®. UC II® is a unique type 2 collagen derived from chicken-sternum cartilage. It’s sourced in the United States and manufactured in a GMP-certified facility using a patented, low-temperature process.
Why choose Vitacost Undenatured Type II Collagen with UC-II®?
Vitacost nutritional products are manufactured to high standards of quality, efficacy and safety. Each Vitacost product meets or exceeds the standards and requirements set forth in the FDA’s Code of Federal Regulation (21 CFR, 111) Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP).
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.