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 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.