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    Quote Originally Posted by BestBetter View Post
    You can also order collagen powder if you're interested in taking it as a supplement.

    I just bought this one from iherb:

    Doctor's Best, Best Collagen Types 1 & 3, 7.1 oz (200 g) - iHerb.com
    Thanks, this look like a better path to where I'm trying to go.

    As for taking the geletin, I don't really mind dissolving it in just a little water and drinking it down. I sprinkled it on my cold, just out of the fridge, bone broth (from a carton), let it sit 5 minutes, then heated it in the microwave till hot. It was fine. Late afternoon I'd want to sprinkle it on tap water and drink.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rosemary 231 View Post
    I've started taking 1Tablespoon of unflavored gelatin twice a day for extra collagen since I'm not able to make my own bone broth right now so I'm buying and drinking the best I can find and just hoping I'm getting the same benefits. Can someone tell me how to get the gelatin down the quickest and easiest way without it forming a "glop" in my mouth and sticking to my teeth? I could take the morning dose mixed with my bone broth, that I'll be heating anyway, but the one before bed is more difficult. Any ideas where I can buy the gelatin in larger amounts thus cheaper. $1.99 for 4 envelopes of less that a Tbl each in expensive!
    Have you tried it frozen? Like a gelato or frozen pudding?
    $10.50/lb very economical imo, NOW company is a dependable brand, NOW Beef Gelatin Powder



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    Quote Originally Posted by Betorq View Post
    $10.50/lb, NOW company is a dependable brand, NOW Beef Gelatin Powder
    This looks good - maybe I'll try ordering this one next time. Does it have a strong flavor/smell?

    I mainly give it to my husband since he HATES the flavor of bone broth. He's not crazy about the collagen powder, either, but somehow he still prefers it. I use it when I can't get bones from the farmers market because someone else beat me to it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Betorq View Post
    Have you tried it frozen? Like a gelato or frozen pudding?
    $10.50/lb very economical imo, NOW company is a dependable brand, NOW Beef Gelatin Powder



    I buy my Vitamin D3 in the NOW brand. I've been very satisfied. That's a good idea.

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    Well, gelatin is supposed to be tasteless & mostly odorless. If I bought some & it was smelling strongly, I'd return it...

    Buying it in bulk is a fine option to making & consuming bone broths.

    Fresher is always better yes technically, but practically time/access/cost/inclination to do homemade bone broth doesn't always work out for everyone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Betorq View Post
    Well, gelatin is supposed to be tasteless & mostly odorless. If I bought some & it was smelling strongly, I'd return it...

    Buying it in bulk is a fine option to making & consuming bone broths.

    Fresher is always better yes technically, but practically time/access/cost/inclination to do homemade bone broth doesn't always work out for everyone.
    I sincerely hope I'm not kidding myself by thinking that drinking "store-bought" beef and chicken stock will benefit me as well and the homemade bone broth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rosemary 231 View Post
    I sincerely hope I'm not kidding myself by thinking that drinking "store-bought" beef and chicken stock will benefit me as well and the homemade bone broth.
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