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Great Lakes

Porcine Gelatin - Unflavored

Item | GLK002

  • Unflavored gelatin

  • Supports joint health

  • Features potent amino acids

16 oz Pkg

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Supplement Facts

Serving Size 12 g (about 1 Tbsp)

Servings per Container about 38

Amount Per Serving   % Daily Value*
Calories 43  
Sodium 12 mg 1%
Protein 11 g  
Gelatin 12 g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

† Daily Value not established

Ingredients: Gelatin


  • PROTEIN 88-92%
  • Bloom 225 g
  • Viscosity mp 34-40
  • pH 4.1-5.5
  • Moisture <12%
  • Ash <2%
  • Sodium 100 mg/100 g
  • Carbohydrates 0%
  • Fat 0%
  • Heavy Metals <0.005%
  • Bacteria Test USP/NF
  • Calories per ounce 103.0

Maximum Amino Acid Content

  • Alanine 11.0% / 1,210 mg
  • Arginine 9.3% / 1,023 mg
  • Aspartic acid 6.7% / 737 mg
  • Cystine 0.1% / 11 mg
  • Glutamic Acid 11.4% / 1,254 mg
  • Glycine 29.0% / 3,190 mg
  • Histidine 1.0% / 110 mg
  • Hydroxyproline 14.5% / 1,595 mg
  • Hydroxylysine 1.2% / 132 mg
  • Isoleucine 1.8% / 198 mg
  • Leucine 3.4% / 374 mg
  • Lysine 4.6% / 506 mg
  • Methionine 1.0% / 110 mg
  • Phenylalanine 2.6% / 286 mg
  • Proline 17.6% / 1,936 mg
  • Serine 3.8% / 418 mg
  • Threonine 2.2% / 242 mg
  • Tryptophane 0.0% / 0 mg
  • Tyrosine 1.0% / 110 mg
  • Valine 3.3% / 363 mg

COLLAGEN PROTEIN - Recommended daily dosage is two level tablespoons. Take one tablespoon before or during breakfast, and one before or during dinner.

METHOD 1 - Room temperature liquids: Pour one tablespoon into a glass of your favorite juice or drink. Allow to soak for one minute while stirring, then drink.

METHOD 2 - Hot liquids: Add one tablespoon to cold liquid for one minute, add HOT liquid and stir until dissolved.

METHOD 3 - Cold or hot cereals: Add one tablespoon to bowl of hot or cold cereal and mix completely.

One tablespoons gels one pint of liquid.

Do Not Refrigerate

  • This consumer package represents a special grade of gelatin that meets the specifications set forth by the U.S. Pharmacopeia, regulated by National Formulary.
  • All grades of gelatin are prepared under the most rigid sanitary conditions.
  • NO MSG
  • No additives or preservatives
  • Pure Unflavored Protein
  • Porcine Gelatin
  • Unflavored gelatin

  • Supports joint health

  • Features potent amino acids

Porcine Gelatin from Great Lakes helps to support joint health. This purified protein is derived from collagen of animal skin, connective tissue and/or bones. Great Lakes Gelatin offers the highest type of pure unflavored edible gelatins. Each serving gives you 11g protein along with an extensive amino acid profile.

Terms and Ingredient Definitions

Shipping Weight: 1.13 lbs


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

MSRP: $23.89

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Disclaimer: Product reviews are provided for informational purposes only. The information or opinions expressed therein are solely those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent those of Swanson Health Products and its employees. Please read full product reviews disclaimer.
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Great product!
Love this! Tastes great and dissolves very easily.
I like the green better
I tried this cause I was hoping it would melt nicely in my coffee so I wouldn't notice it because it's supposed to be more effective for joint support then the green container. But it doesn't mix all that well. I won't buy it again. But I recommend it to people cause I know it's good for you.
Quality: 5.0 / 5.0
Value: 5.0 / 5.0
Effectiveness: 4.0 / 5.0
Convenience: 3.0 / 5.0
Satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0
Nice and bland, not porky tasting at all
I understand that gelatin is essentially collagen and is an important nutrient for us. I just can't get into bone broth, so this is a convenient way for me to get gelatin. I put a tablespoon into 1//2 a cup of room temperature water and drink it. The taste is quite bland and reminds me of cream of wheat. Its blandness would make it easy to combine with other foods, if one wants to.
Quality: 5.0 / 5.0
Value: 5.0 / 5.0
Effectiveness: 5.0 / 5.0
Convenience: 5.0 / 5.0
Satisfaction: 5.0 / 5.0
you will use this everyday
easy to use.. add to a hot beverage everyday.. great for your skin
Quality: 5.0 / 5.0
Value: 5.0 / 5.0
Effectiveness: 5.0 / 5.0
Convenience: 5.0 / 5.0
Satisfaction: 5.0 / 5.0
Better value than Knox
Looked for bulk, unflavored gelatin when I saw the price of a few packets of Knox gelatin. This seems very similar except it is a lot more product. I use this with coffee and coconut oil to extend the length of an intermittent fast protocol so I can make it through the morning workout without starving. Great product for what I use it for.
Quality: 5.0 / 5.0
Value: 5.0 / 5.0
Effectiveness: 5.0 / 5.0
Convenience: 5.0 / 5.0
Satisfaction: 5.0 / 5.0

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