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What Is Hydroxyproline?

Hydroxyproline is a non-essential amino acid that is a derivative from the amino acid proline.

Hydroxyproline is found in connective tissue proteins, called collagen. It is also present in plant proteins.

Hydroxyproline In Collagen

Hydroxyproline is a nonessential amino acid. It is found in collagen and few other extracellular proteins. (source 🗗)

Hydroxyproline is present in essentially all tissues. (source 🗗)

You can find some benefits of consuming hydroxyproline in Hydroxyproline: 2 Research-Backed Benefits .

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co-founder Care Omnia, Head Content Creator

I’m a wife and a mother of three. I enjoy the outdoors, cooking, and spending time with my family. Nutrition is my passion. I have spent thousands upon thousands of hours reading, analyzing, categorizing and comparing research studies. Nutrition is the foundation you build a healthy and fulfilling life upon!