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The Real Thing Pro Protein

The Real Thing Pro Protein
The Real Thing Pro Protein
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Collagen is known to make your skin youthful and beautiful and strengthen your hair and nails, but it also does so much more in your body, such as regenerating joints, cartilage and connective tissue. The Real Thing Pro-Protein Hydrolyzed Collagen is one of the most concentrated sources of collagen around and has a 97% protein content that includes special amino acids unique to collagen. It stimulates release of growth hormone that helps your body heal after heavy exercise or after tissue injury and helps build lean muscle mass.

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  • 97% pure protein powder
  • One of the purest and most concentrated sources of hydrolyzed marine collagen protein around
  • Hydrolyzed for easier digestion and absorption so your body can use it quickly and easily
  • No fat, cholesterol and refined sugars – unlike most other protein
  • No additives
  • No side-effects or safety issues

Pro-Protein Hydrolyzed Collagen Benefits 

PRO-Protein contains all the amino acid that form collagen which is the main structural protein in cartilage, tendons, ligaments, bones, skin, hair and nails.

  • Stimulates the release of growth hormones, helping tissue to heal after injury
  • Benefits the heart and circulatory system
  • Improves sexual function
  • Improves joint strength and helps decrease joint pain
  • Rich source of lean protein: a good dietary addition for people on a weight-loss diet
  • Supplies the right raw materials to build lean muscle mass
  • Reduces muscle stress and strain
  • Can effectively treat skin disorders and help strengthen hair and nail follicles
  • Boosts skin elasticity
  • Feeds your bones, cartilage and all connective tissues

Arthritis: Trials have found that arthritis patients who take a daily dose of hydrolyzed collagen are able to reduce their medication. It’s also been shown that this protein is more effective in the treatment of arthritis than physical therapy.

Sports performance. Marine collagen is great for athletes:  it’s an excellent source of glycine, the amino acid that allows the body to produce more glycogen for muscle fuel. Studies also show that peptides (which are chains of amino acids) can improve recovery and reduce post-exercise stress and injury after strenuous training.

The Amino Acids…

Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Pro-Protin Hydrolyzed Collagen contains:

Proline, Hydroxyproline and Hydroxylysine are the aminos unique to collagen - they stabilise it, which helps keep joint tissues strong and stable too. They’re the ones you’ll love for helping to smooth fine lines and increase your skin elasticity
Glycine is an important neurotransmitter needed for a healthy immune system that also plays a role in the production of glycogen, the stored form of glucose that muscles use for fuel
Arginine stimulates the release of growth hormones, which helps tissue to heal after injury
Please note: 

  • This is not a vegetarian product – it is made from hydrolysed marine collagen which is sourced from fish. The real thing sources their collagen from a company that supports sustainable eco-responsible practices in their business.
  • This is safe to take, during pregnancy and breastfeeding, but in smaller dosages. The recommended dosage would then be 1 teaspoon, once a day


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Overall Rating
4.7 out of 5 stars from 76 reviews

74 out of 76 people would recommend this product

04/03/2021, By Louise
The Real Thing is always a reliable supplement, this one has a mild flavour but I love that it's made from marine by-products that are disposed of much more than bovine.
04/03/2021, By Sona
No side effects and the taste is fine but have not seen any effect. It may be early days. Will wait and see
24/02/2021, By jiju
I love this product
10/02/2021, By Vicky
I am never without this product! Love it! I bought it for my mom awhile ago and she is also hooked. Definitely helping with arthritis and my joints feel beter after joga.
29/01/2021, By Szilvia
Great protein substitute
08/01/2021, By Jonas
I love this, got it for a friend as well and she loves it too :)
04/01/2021, By Duané
Would def buy again, thanks!
14/12/2020, By Thaya
natural soource of protein
13/11/2020, By Jack
13/11/2020, By Pie
09/11/2020, By Sarah
Love this
01/11/2020, By Gowwaa
This brand is very good and it works no side effects when used properly and this works, when workingout use this it will help.
26/10/2020, By Sissie
Love this product
26/10/2020, By Gavin
Works for me
26/10/2020, By Mien
Quality supplement
25/10/2020, By Megan
Fantastic product
23/10/2020, By Megan
Fantastic supplement, tasty
23/09/2020, By Janine
i dont like the taste but its super healthy and more natural than the sports brand protein shake.
11/09/2020, By Nicky
Love this product!!
29/08/2020, By Kasturi
25/08/2020, By Jo
I am prone to injuries, especially my ITB, while exercising and since using this product I have not had to stop exercises due to pain.
My hair and nails are growing faster which is a plus :)
04/08/2020, By twoprins
Love this protein powder!
06/06/2020, By Tasha
Cheaper on takealot
04/06/2020, By Rajan
01/06/2020, By Talent
Energy for the day
18/05/2020, By Sandesh Elaine
02/05/2020, By Steven
Works very well over time - I think I am on tin number 5 or 6 now :-)
29/04/2020, By Happy
15/04/2020, By Jarel
good for joint pains
04/04/2020, By Cam
Definitely something to consider as a monthly essential
28/03/2020, By Kylie
Love that its a concentrated version from all the other collagen powders... awesome
27/03/2020, By Deana
Needed to up protein and increase immune system
12/03/2020, By Zeyn
Been using it for a while, noticeable benefits in terms of muscle yet to see benefits in skin and hair... will continue usage for a few months. Pricey compared to other stores, bought it on special
06/03/2020, By Go
04/03/2020, By Sarah
Needs to be mixed with fruit juice to disguise the taste, but well worth it
08/12/2019, By Martine
I’ve been using it for a few weeks and could see and feel a difference in my skin and nails. The taste is totally bearable on its own and completely tasteless if you drink it in a smoothie. Looking forward to seeing the long-term results
28/10/2019, By Nicky
Received so many compliments regarding my skin. Also felt an immediate improvement in my physical recovery after sport.
13/10/2019, By Hassain Hasham
13/09/2019, By Sibs
Very motivating to see improvement in my skin
27/07/2019, By Cage Wickerman
Part of the morning daily routine. Although I have discovered that Discem sells it for 30 rands cheaper.
10/06/2019, By vick
I add to my juice, great product
08/06/2019, By Nuette
Nice neutral taste. I add it to my oats and tea.
01/04/2019, By Vanessa
Best value for money! I've been using The Real Thing Pro-Protein for quite some time now; and the results are optimum. I use it in my smoothies in the morning as my protein source. Noticeable results in my hair and skin. :-)
19/11/2018, By Sandra
Smells like fish when taken without a flavoured meal such as yoghurt or powdered cereal but this is definitely a really high quality product and I enjoy using it.
28/09/2018, By Johannes
I've been ordering this for my mother, who suffer from osteoporosis and it's been helping her with the the pain. Mostly orderless and tasteless unless you mix with it plain water, then it has a fishy taste.
12/09/2018, By Arlindo
We sell collagen of excellent quality directly from BRAZIL.Contacts by e-mail:[email protected]
30/08/2018, By Guinevere
I’ve been using this for a few weeks now. Getting compliments on my skin and noticing a change in my muscle recovery
This will be a constant in my life from now on
20/08/2018, By Andile
Great product
30/07/2018, By Aj
Noticed a difference in my nail growth and health.
06/07/2018, By Carla
Wonderful collagen. Makes me feel full and doing wonders for my skin and hair. The smell is bad but no taste or smell in smoothies. Just don't try and drink it in tea or water.
06/07/2018, By Mando
This really made a huge difference for my joints!!! I feel great
14/06/2018, By Judy
A great source of protein
07/05/2018, By zahra
amazing, made my skin look and feel great, also noticed positive changes to muscle definition (great if you workout).
28/02/2018, By Michelle
Amazing product! On my second container and will continue buying it. My skin is clearer, feels tighter and my nails are super strong.
28/02/2018, By Lize
I use this product for my hair, skin and joints. It makes such a difference. Really loves the product.
24/02/2018, By Mo
I suffer from sore knuckles and after using this my knuckles feel normal (within minutes). I add it to homemade jellies that we have for pudding every night and it works brilliantly! I am now using this to make jellies with fruit juice because it dissolves in cold liquid. Best gelatine/collagen product I've used. I got this as a gift and am now buying some more myself. Highly recommend this!
13/02/2018, By Nick
In just a short while of using this i've noticed a big difference in my nails and my joints don't creek as much as before
05/02/2018, By Lcath
Only early days but thinks its a cheaper alternative to Pro-active liquid collagen also minus all the additive sweeteners. Taste is so neutral that can drink it in your tea before bedtime.
25/01/2018, By Chris
Will probably only see the effects within a few months. Does have a slight fishy taste.
03/12/2017, By Shannon
Put. A teaspoon in my morning coffee with a teaspoon of maca and teaspoon of coconut oil and whizz it up in the nutribullet delish start to the day and my prework put before gym!
29/11/2017, By Emma
I can really see and feel a difference in my skin and hair
17/11/2017, By Tiffany
Really good for baking , it has a fishy taste so it's better to use in smoothies or other goodies.
16/11/2017, By Andrea
I have super creaky ankles and have noticed since taking this stuff that the creaking has all but gone away! My skin isn't noticeably clearer - but the fine lines around my eyes have smoothed out or plumped up considerably (got 2 comments about how young I was looking - lol - I am only 31 but spend a fair amount of time outdoors). And my hair and nails are growing like the clappers - so that's pretty awesome. Have my mom on this stuff too now for her creaky knees and will continue to take it as we are both veggies. Ps: It goes in my morning coffee along with chaga and I CANNOT taste it at all :) Winning!
11/11/2017, By VeronaV
I have only been using this products for three days and the benefits was almost immediately. I struggle with a hip problem that also affects the top of my foot causing severe pain in the hip and the foot. After taking the second dose, I could feel the difference. No more pain in the ankle and on top of the foot. I could move my ankle with ease and my hip pain also improved a lot. I do not take 15ml as prescribed, but only 10ml and it seems to be more than adequate. I would definitely recommend this product. I have been on a different collagen product previously, but it was a total waste of money. I do not want to go for a hip replacement, so this is an excellent alternative.
08/11/2017, By MarkD
Ive been using this product for about 6 weeks now, my skin seems clearer and moister, my creaky shoulders and the pain that goes with it is a thing of the past. Being a vegetarian, the added protein is also most welcome
03/11/2017, By Rudelle
Have been taking a tablespoon everyday for a month now. I have not yet seen all the benefits that I was hoping for. My skin is better, but not yet to the point where I want it to be. I'm going to continue with this product and give it more time.
31/10/2017, By Julie
This product is simply amazing. I am very injury prone and a runner ....I haven't had an injury since I started taking 1 tablespoon per day. I highly recommend it .
25/10/2017, By Emjay
I was surprised at how this has no bad taste, and it dissolves pretty easily in water. I have been taking it this way for about a month;
I can't really see a noticeable difference in my hair or skin but I think it has accelerated the rate at which my nails are growing, cool!
25/10/2017, By Nomfundo
I used this after my pregnancy and I could see results after 2 weeks .my stomach was more tighter and my body more firmer.this is really a good supplement.I did not have to go to gym after my pregnancy.
18/09/2017, By Zahraa
Super impressed with the ingredients. A versatile product; I use it in smoothies, and mix it into my oatmeal for breakfast.
27/06/2017, By Nas
I will never stop using this protien powder! I take it twice a day. I'm on my 3rd tub. My skin hasn't looked so good. Even my hair is healthier
11/06/2017, By Libs
I am vegetarian and have tried many vegan proteins. In desperation I bought a tin of Pro Protein. Within a week I could see a difference in my skin. Even the small lines disappeared on my face which felt firmer to my touch. This is truly an amazing product and I am totally sold on it! I take mine in a small amount of apple juice
08/06/2017, By Nomfundo
Great supplement it tightens your body without even going to the gym.good for healing your gut and making sure you absorb every nutrients
06/06/2017, By Dan
the product dissolves very well with anything. no smell and you will see the skin difference after 1 load
12/05/2017, By Rayhaan
I can feel the difference in my knee and joints, my knee clicks a lot less compared to before I used this product. So good for joint health if that's what you looking for. My skin is a bit firmer and youthful looking too so definitely a plus.
14/04/2016, By bernadette
The protein powder dissolves well in ambient water, tastes a little fishy. I have only been taking it for over a week now and I feel the difference already. I think Im sticking to this one.
Thanks for the great product.

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