Collagen Peptides Q&A

Collagen Peptides Q&A

You had some questions, and now we have answers. Below are the answers to some frequently asked questions about Collagen Peptides. If you find that a question you’re specifically curious about hasn’t been answered in this article, please feel free to reach out to customerservice@zhounutrition.com and find out more! Once you find the answer you’re looking for, we’ll do our best to help keep this Q&A up to date! 


Q: What is Collagen’s Serving Size?
A: Serving size: 1 scoop. 1 scoop = about 1 tablespoon. Servings per container: 46.

Q: Is the collagen from grass fed cows?
A: Yes, the collagen is from grass fed, hormone free, pasture raised cows.

Q: Is Collagen Peptides Kosher?
A: No, Collagen Peptides is not Kosher.

Q: What is Collagen Peptides used for? 
A: Hydrolyzed for maximum absorption. Supports bone strength & joint flexibility; skin cell regeneration for firmer, more youthful looking skin; strong hair & nails.

Q: What is the best way to take Collagen Peptides?
A: Dissolves easily and tasteless so perfect for coffee, shakes, smoothies, cooking & baking recipes. Adding collagen to orange juice increases its health benefits.

Q: Is Collagen Peptides allergen free?
A: Collagen Peptides is screened for: Sugar, Gluten, Soy, Eggs, Fish, Shellfish, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Wheat, Preservatives and Additives.

Q: Is the collagen from cow hide?
A: Yes, it’s from bovine hide, specifically the skin (not the hair).

Q: Are there any carbs in Collagen Peptides?
A: No, there are no carbs in Collagen Peptides.

Q: Is Collagen Peptides antibiotic free?
A: Yes, Collagen Peptides is antibiotic free.

Q: Is there calcium in Collagen Peptides?
A: According to the Nutrition Analysis of Collagen Peptides there is no Calcium identified in a standard serving.

Q: What are the percentages of Type I and Type III?
A: Collagen derived from bovine naturally contains Type I and Type III collagen. Because our collagen is purely from bovine and both types are naturally-occurring (i.e. we did not simply add a scoop of type I and 2 scoops of Type III), we cannot provide an exact percentage of each type.

Q: What does hydrolyzed mean?
A: Hydrolyzed means the peptides are smaller and more easily digested allowing the body to absorb and utilize the collagen efficiently.

Q: Can I use this if I’m on a Paleo or Keto diet?
A: Yes, it’s Paelo and Keto friendly. Collagen is a known appetite suppressant and supports gut health.

Q: Is your product processed in a dedicated nut/peanut free facilities?
A: We don't have any facilities currently certified to be nut free.

Q: If adding to food and cooking (ie scrambled eggs), will it lose any nutrients because of the heat?
A: Any loss of nutrients during cooking with Zhou's Collagen Peptides powder should be minimal. The powder goes through a heat process when it's dried into a powder and still retains the nutrients after being dried. It's an excellent addition to recipes and still nutritious.