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Best sources of glycine:
Best sources of proline:
- Alfalfa sprouts
- White mustard seeds
- Lysine: This amino acid is also required for collagen synthesis. And, it’s one you must pay close attention to because it isn’t as readily available in plant foods like the nutrients discussed above.
So be sure to stock up on the following items to ensure your lysine intake is on par:
- Black Beans
- Kidney Beans
- Lima beans
- Pumpkin seeds
- Garlic: This powerful herb contains lipoic acid and taurine, both of which repair damaged collagen. Garlic is also a good source of sulfur, which is a major player in collagen synthesis.
Are you ready to boost your collagen?
Another collagen boosting smoothie combination is pineapple, cucumber, kale, and banana. Yummy!