Say Hello to 100% Pure Marine Collagen Peptides

Say Hello to 100% Pure Marine Collagen Peptides

We've always understood the importance of collagen for our health, particularly in the later years of life. After several months of testing a trialling collagen supplements, we are happy to announce the newest MISMO supplement, 100% Pure Hydrolysed Marine Collagen Peptides.
collagen on bench with glass

A little background:

After many requests for a high quality collagen supplement, we decided it was finally time. However, there were a few key goals that needed to be met before moving forward:

  1. 100% pure 
  2. Sustainably wild-caught
  3. Made in Australia

Wild-caught vs. farmed

When you choose a supplement, you are ingesting an ultra-concentrated form of a product. Compare this to buying produce. By now most of us are aware of how much better locally farmed, high quality produce is for our wellness. Multiply this effect by one hundred fold when considering a supplement. In fish farms, fish are forced into artificial environments, highly polluted with waste such as deceased fish, excess food and faeces. This contaminates both the farm ecosystem and the surrounding waters. This overcrowding also leads to a greater use of chemicals to supress bacterial growth.

This is not the case when the collagen is produced from wild fish. MISMO Marine Collagen is sustainably wild-caught Pacific Ocean fish. It is tested for heavy metals, free from antibiotics and hormones, non-GMO and halal certified.

No additives, no fillers, no nasties. 

Marine Collagen or Bovine Collagen?

Marine collagen is comprised mostly of Type I collagen. Type I the most common type of protein in the human body, making up 90%. This what gives our skin it's structure, so marine collagen is most commonly associated with skin health and beauty. Type I is also present in our bones, tendons, connective tissues and cornea. Marine collagen also contains Type II collagen, which is an important component of our cartilage. On the basis of this, it is ideal for wellness and health maintenance as we mature. 

Bovine collagen is comprised predominantly of Type II & III collagen. These types are more commonly associated with athletic performance and muscle recovery.

While both provide great benefits, we decided that the higher bioavailability, quality and function of marine collagen was the best choice for you. 

Importance of hydrolysis

Collagen is a complex protein comprised of several thousands of amino acids, bound together in a helix formation. This structure is very strong and stable due to the hydrogen bonds. Collagen, the protein, is produced naturally by our bodies, and is also found is foods such as bone broths, organ meats, meat on the bone.

collagen hydrolysis

Hydrolysis is the use of water to break down the hydrogen bonds present in the helix. Collagen before hydrolysis has a molecular weight of approximately 285–300 KDa. After collagen is broken down into these smaller components (peptides), the molecular weight is 3-6KDa. Lower molecular weight = higher rate of absorption. Hydrolysed collagen is significantly more bioavailable, as our body doesn't have to work to break down these hydrogen bonds. 

How much should I take?

Dosage really depends on individual needs, however we recommend at least 5g daily. For optimal results, try increasing dosage to 10g daily. The powder is odourless and tasteless, so is a perfect addition to any beverage. I've been enjoying my collagen with our Vitamin C powder first thing in the morning, but would be great added to coffee or a smoothie. 

We're extremely happy with the quality of this product and know you will be too. 


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  • Bidelia Mclean

    Can’t wait to try this product . So happy you have produced one . Currently using supermarket tablet type .


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MISMO MSM

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What is MSM?

MSM (Methyl Sulphonyl Methane or Dimethyl Sulfone) is an organic sulphur compound found in all living organisms. It is the purest and most bio-available form of sulphur, one of the essential minerals crucial to life and the regeneration of cells. MSM has traditionally been taken as a food supplement to increase joint health for flexibility and mobility, as well as for strong hair and nails, beautiful skin, and other health conditions from leaky gut syndrome to mild arthritis, osteoporosis, and psoriasis. 

Why do we need to supplement with MSM?

Natural MSM is largely destroyed when our food is processed and can be lost entirely when foods and ingredients are stored for a long period of time. MSM bonds with moisture, so any food which undergoes any sort of dehydration will lack its natural MSM.

For these reasons, and because MSM is so critical for almost every athletic function in active bodies, it is important to consistently supplement with a quality MSM nutritional supplement 

What is the science of MSM?

Sulphur is integral to the production of collagen and elastin, and MSM is a source of organic Sulphur. Collagen is the principal structural protein holding the skin together and is largely responsible for the skin’s mechanical properties.  Approximately half of the body's sulphur content is found in the skin, muscles, cartilage and bones.

Click here for more information on The Science of MSM

How can MSM benefit your skin, hair and nails?

  • Protecting collagen against collagen degrading enzymes
  • Reducing fine lines and wrinkles by boosting collagen and elastin production
  • Boosting the natural production of Glutathione, one of the body's key anti-oxidants ... as an anti-oxidant, MSM will boost the immune system and reduce pigmentation and cellular damage
  • Acting as an anti-inflammatory agent by reducing the production of cytokines (compounds that cause inflammation)
  • Maintaining skin cell membrane flexibility and permeability, promoting an efficient exchange of nutrients and waste products to help keep skin clear
  • Helping to maintaining the body's pH balance

How can MSM help with joint health and support? 

MSM has powerful anti-inflammatory properties and can be used as a natural alternative to help reduce pain from mild arthritis and osteoarthritis related symptoms.

How does MISMO MSM help with exercise recovery?

Our muscles, skin, bones, organs, and connective tissue all rely on sulphur and without it our bodies can not function properly.  MSM is an important nutritional supplement for anyone living an active lifestyle, as it delivers the sulphur and methyl nutrients which are key to the structure of healthy cells in muscle and connective tissue.

MSM is valued by bodybuilders, strength, and power athletes because it supports healthy and flexible cell structures and can help reduce the inflammation of muscle tissue and can offset muscle soreness and joint pain caused by inflammation.

Where is MSM found and how is it manufactured?

MSM is found in the fluid and tissue of all living organisms. It is present in a variety of foods including raw vegetables, eggs, milk and fish, but is lost through cooking and food processing. One of the richest natural supplies is pine trees and cabbage.

Although MSM is abundant in nature, even the richest natural sources only provide MSM in the level of several parts per million. Commercial extraction of MSM from trees is not possible so a process is undertaken which parallels the natural oxidation that occurs in the marine atmosphere and produces MSM that is a chemical compound identical to that found in nature.

Click here for a detailed explanation of how MSM is manufactured.

What is the difference between Distilled Ultra-Pure MSM and Pure-Crystalline MSM?

With the distilled product, the MSM solution is heated up to a point where the MSM is released as a vapour and the pure crystals are formed and harvested as the vapour cools on the inside surface of a distillation column.  The heating-up of the MSM solution and the subsequent cooling and harvesting process requires a lot more energy, and hence the reason why the price is a bit higher.

With the crystalline product, the MSM solution is "spun" at super-high speed in a centrifuge and the MSM crystals are formed on the walls of the centrifuge.  And although the MSM solution is highly-pure before the crystallisation process begins (having undergone a reverse-osmosis filtration process), there is a remote possibility that if there are any trace impurities in the solution they can become encapsulated in the crystalline structure.


How pure is MISMO MSM?

Every batch of our MSM is rigourously tested by an independent laboratory to ensure the highest possible quality with no additives or anti-caking agents. MSM is gluten free and vegan / vegetarian. Packaged in Australia from imported ingredients.

    How much MISMO MSM should I be taking?

    An average dose is between 2 to 6 grams daily. Most people take a teaspoon (approx. 4 grams) daily. If more relief is needed, increase the dose slowly. Can be taken in water or juice after breakfast, although there are no rules as to when you should take MSM.

    It is recommended to take MSM in the morning, as it can give a boost of energy. Side effects when starting out with MSM can be nausea and/or headaches. This is not uncommon and is linked to the detoxifying benefits of MSM. We recommend lowering your dose if experiencing these symptoms and gradually increasing with time.

    WARNINGS: If taking strong blood thinners, do not take MSM without your doctor's approval. Not to be taken by children without a health professional's advice.  MSM can also interfere with the accuracy of the blood test for liver enzymes by sometimes producing false positive results. It is recommended you cease taking MSM at least 4 days before these blood tests. You can resume after the test.

    Is MISMO MSM listed with the TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration)?

    Yes, click here to view the TGA listing for MISMO MSM

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