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Collagen is the main ingredient in gelatin. Collagen is a protein that is prevalent throughout the bodies of many animals, including humans, in the bones, tendons, skin and connective tissues. Collagen in gelatin can com... More »

The processed protein known as gelatin is made from animal bones, skin, tendons and ligaments. Kosher gelatin is made from fish bones. Agar agar is derived from seaweed and is occasionally marketed as vegetarian gelatin. More »

A recipe for gelatin shots includes 3 ounces of Jell-O or any other type of gelatin, 1 cup of boiling water, 4 ounces of vodka and 1/2 cup of cold water. Preparation takes approximately 140 minutes, while cooking lasts a... More »

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