- Categories: Gelatin, Bones, Joints & Intestines
- 100% grass-fed pasture cattle
- Gelatin with a neutral taste
- Suitable for culinary purposes
- High in glycine, proline & hydroxyproline
- Benefits skeleton, teeth & muscles*
- Supports digestion*
- No artificial additives
- 454 grams
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Gelatin (grass-fed) – Beef by Great Lakes
Great Lakes’ Gelatin (grass-fed) is made from high-quality gelatin from grass-fed pasture-raised cattle and consists of only one ingredient: bovine gelatin. So there are no additives, hormones, pesticides or antibiotics, which contributes to the high quality of the product. This premium gelatin is an enrichment for every kitchen and has been used in cooking all over the world for generations. The natural binding agent is ideal for binding, thickening and gelling desserts, soups or sauces. This gelatin dissolves in warm liquids, only to thicken when it cools down and is nearly odorless, colorless and neutral in flavor. The favorable combination of amino acids and kitchen versatility render this supplement the perfect addition to your daily cooking routine.
Enrichment for your kitchen and for your body
Beef Gelatin by Great Lakes is an excellent source of protein for our body, for the maintenance of bones, tissues and structures depending on good protein sources. Gelatin powder is made by heating collagen from bovine skin, bones and tissues. It is a natural binder that is just as tacky as glue. For this reason it has been used in various recipes for times immemorial. Because it has a rich amino acid profile, collagen hydrolysate is popular among those looking to support their own collagen-rich bodily structures. Gelatin is also often used specifically for the intestines.
In particular, the amino acid profile of gelatin contains a high amount of the amino acids alanine, glycine, glutamic acid, hydroxyproline and proline. Moreover, gelatin is a source of collagen type I and III and of magnesium, calcium and phosphorus. Calcium promotes energy metabolism and supports digestion; calcium and phosphorus benefit the teeth and skeleton; and calcium and magnesium benefit the muscles, nervous system and the cell division process. Enrich your diet with important proteins and minerals the easy way. Gelatin powder is easy to use in recipes whether for candy, marshmallows, cake, ice cream, jelly or mousse!
The importance of collagen for your body
Collagen provides strength, firmness and elasticity to the connective tissue in our skin, bones, muscles, tendons, cartilage, nails and teeth, and plays a major role in the self-healing capacities of the body. The proteins in your body consist of 25% to 35% collagen, making it the most abundant protein in the body. The amino acids in collagen are the building blocks of many of our body’s structural components. In addition, these amino acids are essential for the proper course of almost all of our body’s processes. In order for these important building materials to do their work throughout the body, it is important to ensure that you acquire sufficient quality protein whether through food or supplementation. Collagen also ensures that all loose structures and tissues are held together in what we call the collagen network. This network also functions as a multifunctional communication network that energetically and chemically navigates messages throughout the body. Collagen is, in sum, an indispensable and binding building material in our body!
Gelatin versus collagen hydrolysate
When you heat the collagen of animal bones and connective tissue, it becomes gelatin, an easy-to-absorb form of collagen for the body. Gelatin exists in supplement form, but it is often further processed into collagen hydrolysate before being made into a supplement, a process in which proteins are broken up into smaller pieces, called peptides, by means of enzymes. This 'pre-digested' form of gelatin is easier to absorb, because whole protein has been loosened into 'loose Lego blocks'. As a result, people who have difficulty digesting whole proteins also benefit from collagen hydrolysate.
Another important difference between the two is that gelatin has to be dissolved in lukewarm or warm water and forms a jelly, whereas collagen hydrolysate shows no jelly formation. This means that this substance can also be dissolved in cold drinks without any problems. Gelatin is often used in common dishes and used to benefit the intestines. Collagen hydrolysate can also be mixed into a cold smoothie or yogurt and is used more to benefit skin, hair, nails and joints. Both variants therefore have slightly different applications, but they are both healthy, widely applicable, neutral in flavor and identical in terms of amino acid profile.
- Contains only one ingredient: beef gelatin
- Exclusively from grass-fed pasture-raised cattle
- Natural, collagen-packed binder suitable for culinary purposes
- Calcium and phosphorus in gelatin benefit the teeth and skeleton
- Calcium and magnesium in gelatin benefit the muscles, the nervous system and the cell division process
- Calcium in gelatin supports energy levels and digestion
- Complete protein source high in glycine, proline & hydroxyproline
- No pesticides, antibiotics or hormones
- Gluten-, glyphosate- and GMO-free
The collagen-packed diet of our ancestors
Mankind has been aware since the dawn of time that bones and cartilage are very nutritious. Their use dates back at least to the Stone Age, as archaeological finds around the world have shown. Some anthropologists even suggest that early humans in some parts of the world were not hunters, but scavengers using primitive tools to break open bones of carcasses of large dead predators to gain access to the rich marrow inside. Unfortunately, eating all parts of an animal (“nose-to-tail”) has all but disappeared from our modern culture. And that's a shame, because the skin, tendons, cartilage and bones of animals are rich in collagen and other nutrients that we often don't get enough of in our current diet.
For example, all loose structures and tissues that make up our body are held together by the so-called collagen network. This network not only provides solidity, it is also a multifunctional communication network that transmits messages along electrical, chemical and energetic pathways. Because our ancestors ate all parts of an animal, head to tail, this collagen network was much more easily maintained.
Eating nose to tail
For many hunter-gatherer communities, it was natural to eat animals head to tail. In fact, eating some animal organs or parts was considered sacred! Some ancestral cultures believed that eating a healthy animal heart benefitted a strong heart and that animal bone marrow benefitted one’s skeletal system. We now know that these ancient wisdoms amounted to not just primitive medical thinking but articulated a clear evolutionary benefit. Diets based on the head-to-tail principle have, for this reason, gained in popularity. Animal organs, tendons, bones and cartilages are extremely rich in nutrients that are vitally important for our body, ranging from B vitamins to proteins and minerals.
Nutrients from bone marrow and collagen, for example, play an important role in the self-healing capacities of the body and provide strength and elasticity to our bones, tendons, cartilage, skin and teeth. The building blocks of these structures are the amino acids found in collagen. These amino acids also support many other bodily processes. Fortunately, nowadays it is easy to increase your collagen intake using supplements. This way you can easily add these essential nutrients to your daily diet.
About Great Lakes
Guided by the slogan “The highest quality gelatin in the industry”, Great Lakes Gelatin Company has been pursuing its mission since 1922: helping people to live healthier lives by providing affordable, top-quality, collagen-rich supplements. By conducting in-house research into collagen, setting high quality standards and pursuing a careful production process, the company has managed to build up a solid reputation. Great Lakes products consist of collagen that is 100% derived from grass-fed cattle, are carefully controlled for origin and quality, and none of which contains hormones, antibiotics, herbicides or pesticides. With its specialization in high-quality, pure gelatin and collagen hydrolysate supplements, the company has built up a worldwide reputation and loyal fan base.
* Collagen is made up of the minerals calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. Calcium and phosphorus benefit the skeleton and teeth, while calcium and magnesium benefit the muscles.
Take 2 tablespoons per day (24 grams). Can be taken at any time of the day, with a liquid of your choice.
Gelatin from grass-fed cattle pasture (US Pharmacopeia quality) †. † Daily Value not established.