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1000 mg, 90 vegetarian capsules
Item# 01827



Supports a healthy cardiovascular system and more

1000 mg, 90 vegetarian capsules
Item# 01827


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  • Taurine
  • 1000 mg, 90 vegetarian capsules
  • Item Catalog Number: 01827

Taurine has been shown to help support heart muscle strength, promote endothelial health (that’s the delicate inner lining of your blood vessels), help maintain healthy blood pressure already in the normal range, and more. Studies also suggest that taurine plays a protective role in neurological as well as whole-body health — so add taurine to your regimen today!

Benefits at a Glance:

  • Taurine is an abundant amino acid1,2
  • Highly concentrated in the heart muscle3
  • Supports heart and blood vessel health4-6
  • Helps maintain blood pressure already in the normal range7
  • Important antioxidant with neuroprotective effects

More facts about Taurine

Taurine is produced from the amino acid L-cysteine,5 and plays vital roles in nearly every cell in the body — notably in the heart, blood vessels, and muscle tissue. Plus, preclinical studies have shown that taurine is an antioxidant, and can help protect the aging nervous system.

Heart muscle health

Taurine is especially concentrated in the heart,3 and supports cardiovascular health in a number of ways.4 Taurine supports heart muscle strength,5 as well as function — the ability of the heart to supply blood filled with oxygen and nutrients, including during exercise.8,9 Taurine encourages healthy energy utilization by the heart, which in turn promotes efficient blood circulation.10

Endothelial and blood pressure support

Your blood vessels facilitate blood circulation throughout your body. An essential aspect of blood vessel health is the function of the delicate lining of veins and arteries, called the endothelium. Taurine promotes endothelium health and function, keeping arteries supple and flexible.6,7,11 Taurine can also help maintain blood pressure already within the normal range,4,7

Other health benefits of taurine

Taurine has been shown to have neuroprotective effects, and is an important cellular and biochemical antioxidant. With so many essential benefits, this important amino acid is required by nearly every cell in your body. So add taurine to your health regimen today!

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  2. Molecular Vision. 2012;18:2673-2686.
  3. J Biomed Sci. 2010;17 Suppl 1:S2.
  4. J Biomed Sci. 2010;17 Suppl 1:S21.
  5. Biomolecules & Therapeutics. 2018;26(3):225-241.
  6. Diab Vasc Dis Res. 2010 Oct;7(4):300-10.
  7. Hypertension. 2016 Mar;67(3):541-9.
  8. J Diet Suppl. 2017 Jul 4;14(4):422-432.
  9. Jpn Circ J. 1992 Jan;56(1):95-9.
  10. Amino Acids. 2016 Feb;48(2):549-58.
  11. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2016 Jun;41(6):618-23.


Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 vegetarian capsule

Amount Per Serving


1000 mg

Other ingredients: vegetable cellulose (capsule), silica, vegetable stearate.


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


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