Wellnex is a Proud Supporter of GROW!

September 12th, 2020 – Wellnex from Nitta Gelatin is now a proud supporter of GROW, a newly formed working group dedicated to raising awareness of the benefits of gelatin and collagen peptides. Click here to learn more about GROW – Gelatin Representatives of the World.

A Big Win for Wellnex as First and Only Collagen Approved for Dual Skin Health Claim in Japan under FFC Guidelines

July 16, 2020 – As Japan’s “Food with Function Claim” (FFC) category draws global attention, Wellnex collagen peptides are honored to be the first and only collagen ingredient in Japan to be awarded dual claims for the improvement of skin moisture AND skin elasticity. In order to be approved under the FFC system, food companies are required to submit stringent scientific evidence,…

Wellnex Shares New Study for Support of Healthy Blood Sugar Metabolism

July 07, 2020 – A recent double-blind, randomized, active-controlled human study, published in the Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism, investigates the effects of 5g daily Wellnex collagen peptides on fasting blood glucose, HbA1c levels, and insulin sensitivity, over a 90 day study period, in conjunction with standard therapy. These exciting findings demonstrate the potential role of Wellnex collagen peptides as an add-on…

Wellnex Collagen Peptides Show Positive Effect on Brain Structure and Cognitive Function in Pilot Clinical Study

April 08, 2020 – In a recent pilot study between Nitta Gelatin, Inc. (Osaka, Japan) and the Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine (Ehime, Japan), consumption of Nitta Gelatin’s Wellnex collagen peptides was found to have a beneficial effect on both brain structure and language cognitive function. Thirty healthy participants (49-63 years) were asked to consume 5g Wellnex collagen peptides once daily,…

Wellnex Collagen R&D Innovations featured in Prepared Foods Magazine

As the demand for protein-packed,”better-for-you” beverages continues to gain momentum, Nitta Gelatin’s Wellnex Collagen Peptides check the boxes for their versatility, clean-label and functional nutrition. The R&D Applications feature of Prepared Foods Magazine’s November 2019 issue highlights the opportunities and benefits of formulating functional beverages with Wellnex Collagen Peptides.

New Clinical Study Links Collagen Peptides to Cardiovascular Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January, 2019, Toon, Japan – Nitta Gelatin, in a collaboration with Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, published findings from a recent double-blind, placebo-controlled human clinical study investigating the effect of porcine collagen peptide supplementation on cardiovascular health in older individuals. This promising study found that daily supplementation with porcine collagen peptides (2.5g/daily for 12 weeks) resulted in…

Wellnex Collagen Peptides featured in in Nutraceuticals World Magazine’s “The Beauty of Collagen”

September 2018 – Nitta Gelatin’s Wellnex brand of collagen peptides are clinically proven to improve skin’s tone and texture, leading to a more youthful, rested appearance. Nutraceuticals World Magazine investigates what makes collagen so appealing to the “beauty from within” market in the September, 2108 article The Beauty of Collagen.  “As more consumers recognize the link between proper nutrition and good health,…

Collagen Peptides featured in Prepared Foods Magazine Article “Functional Foods for Bone and Joint Health”

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May, 2018 – Collagen peptides were highlighted in Prepared Foods Magazine’s recent article entitled “Functional Foods for Bone and Joint Health” – “Tendons, cartilage, and ligaments are made up of collagen, a structural protein that accounts for between a quarter and a third of all the protein in the body. While humans are adept at building these tissues from dietary protein of…

Innovation is Pushing the Collagen Market from Boom to Blockbuster

The health benefits and versatility of collagen proteins were highlighted in the January, 2018 issue of the Nutrition Business Journal. “Collagen is breaking through capsule and tablet formulations and is going far afield in providing consumers with a range of intake options.” Nitta Gelatin NA’s Collagen Peptide Sales Manager, Katie Stevenson, weighs in with details regarding collagen peptide options, benefits, and proven efficacy.  To…

RCT: Wellnex Collagen Peptides Show Significant Results for Skin Health

MORRISVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA — The Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture published a new study on Wellnex Collagen Peptides’ effects on skin health. In a double-blind, placebo controlled clinical trial, Wellnex Type S Collagen Peptides, a specialty collagen with a high concentration of key di-peptides, showed statistically significant results for the improvement of skin hydration, elasticity, wrinkles/fine lines and skin…