The strengths of unflavored collagen
If you choose the right collagen powder from the start, you won't need any artificial flavors or sweeteners to help you get it down. Oftentimes, when brands don't source their collagen from clean sources (such as using farmed fish over wild-caught fish) it does have a slight odor and unpleasant taste. Their solution? Dump in some artificial sweeteners to cover it up! Now of course this isn't always the case and there are some strengths to having a sweeter and more flavorful supplement, but it's hard to discern the difference. Whether your collagen is a flavor explosion or a plain jane, it's extremely important to make sure it is noted as non-gmo, properly tested, and free of preservatives. These are the areas you will definitely want to keep it clean!
In a sense, unflavored collagen has nothing to hide. In fact, marine collagen is extremely soluble in hot drinks like coffee or mixed into smoothies, oatmeal, bone broth soups, and even scrambled eggs! One of its strongest features is its versatility and ability to fit your diet and food preferences. Choosing unflavored also ensures that it contains no refined or added sugars, making it a popular choice for keto, diabetic, and paleo diets
What's right for me?
If you're constantly on the go and need a protein powder that you can squeeze in just before hitting the gym, then flavored might be the best choice for you. If you’re a purist or plan on using collagen in more than just your almond milk latte, then we recommend unflavored collagen powder. Unflavored collagen simply has more versatility and can become a pantry staple for home cooks and health fanatics without sacrificing flavor. Additionally, it is generally the cleaner, simpler route to go and makes it easier for people who are just beginning to use collagen to add to their favorite dishes throughout the day.
Amandean's unflavored marine collagen powder is sourced from wild-caught cod in the pristine waters of the North Atlantic. It even comes in individual stick packs for on the go nutrition! It's GMO-free, gluten-free, and fat-free, making it an easy addition to whatever diet plan you follow, even pescatarian. Smoothies, coffee, and tea is a breeze. Want a decadent chocolate hummus shake? Collagen can do that! Pudding with coconut milk, tapioca, and 40 grams of collagen? You got it. It can even do comfort food, with dishes like banana bread and quiche.