Collagen Peptides: Health Benefits For Your Knees, Cheeks, Lips and Hips
Judging by its recent popularity, you might think the health benefits of collagen are new discoveries. However, an original 'girl boss' named Hildegard of Bingen first wrote of the pain-relieving effects of collagen in 1175. Living in medieval Germany, St. Hildegard was a Benedictine abbess and polymath. She was a writer, composer, philosopher, and Christian mystic. Not surprisingly, she was pretty smart when it came to holistic medicine too. I imagine her looking at a pot of stew that had cooled, wondering if the fatty gel that sat on top of the stew had any health benefits. Maybe she scooped