Peptides are used a lot in skincare and bodybuilding. They are added as a substance to a variety of products. If the name seems foreign to you, it is because it hasn't been used around as much. Simply put, proteins are made up of peptides, so basically peptides are those little molecules that makeup proteins. And without proteins, we wouldn't have proper hormonal functions, a good appetite, a normal digestive system and much much more.
Now let's learn more about peptides as there can be many types or classes. Natural substances are not the only sources of peptides as they can, in fact, also be created in lab environment. The different kind of peptides are milk peptides, peptones, ribosomal and much more. When it comes to skincare products, peptides are used to reduce aging effects as they can resist muscles from contracting.
While in bodybuilding and for athletes, peptides can help repair muscles. If you are not aware of the benefits peptides bring with them, have a look at the following infographic.
Infographic by: DrSeeds