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Taurine

1000 mg, 50 capsules
Item# 00199

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Description

  • Taurine
  • 1000 mg, 50 capsules
  • Item Catalog Number: 00199

Taurine is one of the most abundant intracellular amino acids in the human body. Produced from the conditionally essential amino acid L-cysteine, researchers have described it as “one of the most essential substances in the body.” Taurine is found particularly in the excitable tissues of the central nervous system, where researchers believe it has a regulating influence. Studies suggest that taurine has a cardiovascular and neuroprotective role, and can help maintain cardiac health in certain aging people. Dietary taurine can also help support healthy liver function. Unfortunately, our ability to synthesize taurine declines as we age. And since taurine is deficient in many diets, why not be proactive and try it today!

Benefits at a Glance

  • One of the most abundant amino acids in the body
  • Called one of the most essential substances in the human body
  • Thought to help regulate central nervous system
  • Shows cardiovascular and neuroprotective properties
  • Promotes system-wide health

Taurine has been extensively studied, with widespread benefits.1,2 Unfortunately, production markedly declines as we age.3-5 According to published clinical trials, taurine has been shown to support:

  • Insulin sensitivity and glucose utilization.6,7
  • Proper utilization of minerals including calcium.1
  • Healthy eyes.1,8,9
  • Central nervous system regulation.2
  • Cell membrane stability and water balance (osmoregulation).2,10,11
  • Bile salt formation.10
  • Cognitive function and neuron integrity.2,10,12
  • Liver function.13
  • Heart health.11,14,15

One capsule taken one to four times daily on an empty stomach, or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner, can support optimal taurine levels. Take action to protect your health and add low-cost taurine to your supplement regimen today.

References:

  1. Mol Vis. 2012;18:2673-86.
  2. J Biomed Sci. 2010 Aug 24;17 Suppl 1:S1.
  3. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 1998 Sep;286(3):1183-90.
  4. Brain Res Bull. 1999 Feb;48(3):319-24.
  5. Arch Latinoam Nutr. 1991 Jun;41(2):139-51.
  6. Exp Mol Med. 2012 Nov 30;44(11):665-73.
  7. Am J Clin Nutr. 2000 Jan;71(1):54-8.
  8. Amino Acids. 2012 Nov;43(5):1979-93.
  9. Nutr Neurosci. 2002 Apr;5(2):75-90.
  10. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2006 Nov;9(6):728-33.
  11. Ann Pharm Fr. 2003 Nov;61(6):385-91.
  12. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2009;643:199-206.
  13. Amino Acids. 2008 Aug;35(2):469-73.
  14. Amino Acids. 2012 Dec 8.[Epub ahead of print].
  15. Exp Clin Cardiol. 2008 Summer;13(2):57-65.

SUPPLEMENT FACTS

Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 capsule

Amount Per Serving

Taurine

1000 mg

Other ingredients: gelatin, silica, vegetable stearate.

Dosage and Use
  • Take one (1) capsule one to four times daily on an empty stomach, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
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