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Now Foods, Taurine, Double Strength, 1,000 mg, 100 Capsules
By Now Foods198 Reviews
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0.41 lbs (0.19 kg)
- Product Code: NOW-00142
- UPC Code: 733739001429
- Package Quantity: 100 Capsules
- Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.5 x 4.4 in, 0.35 lbs (0.16 kg)
Combo Discount: -$12.00
- Nervous System Health
- Healthy Visual Function
- GMP Quality Assured
- A Dietary Supplement
Taurine is a conditionally essential amino acid which is not utilized for protein synthesis, but is mainly found free in most tissues, especially throughout the nervous system. It functions in tissues by stabilizing cell membranes, aiding the transport of potassium, sodium, calcium and magnesium in and out of cells. Taurine helps to generate and regulate nerve impulses and aids in the maintenance of fluid balance; it is also used by the body in visual pathways, as well as in the brain and nervous system, where it works together with glycine and GABA as a neurotransmitter.
This product has twice the Taurine (1,000 mg) as in our regular strength product (500 mg).
As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule 1 to 2 times daily with juice or water, preferably between meals.
Gelatin (capsule) and stearic acid (vegetable source).
Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.
Do not eat freshness packet. Keep in bottle.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening.
|Serving Size: 1 Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Taurine (Free-Form)||1 g (1,000 mg)||*|
|*Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
If I feel that I need to relax, if I take this, I feel immediately at ease. I really took it for granted. When I stopped taking the taurine I was very irritable. I can't remember why I stopped taking it, but I think it is because it makes me sleepy. So, I'll try to take the doses at night.
I find these in conjunction with magnesium are pretty much the most potent anti-anxiety combo I've come across supplement wise. I find the taurine maybe doesn't last as long but seems to have a much more noticeable impact in introducing a feeling of calm and serenity. I bought a different brand elswhere prior to this and it didn't seem to be as consistent in it's effectiveness, so I have to give the Now Foods one 5 stars for an effective product at a really good price.