Thorne Research, Taurine, 90 Veggie Caps18 Reviews
0.24 lbs (0.11 kg)
- Product Code: THR-51102
- UPC Code: 693749511021
- Package Quantity: 90 Veggie Caps
- Dimensions: 2 x 2 x 3.7 in, 0.2 lbs (0.09 kg)
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- Dietary Supplement
- An Important Amino Acid for Cardiac, Neurological, and Liver Support
- Helps Maintain Already Normal Cardiac Rhythm
- Essential for Heart Muscle Function
- Supports Optimal Liver and Gallbladder Function
- Promotes Healthy Vision
Taurine is a conditionally essential, sulfur-containing amino acid found in the tissues of most animal species. It is not incorporated into proteins, but is found free in many tissues. Taurine is involved in a number of physiological processes, including bile acid formation for fat digestion, fluid regulation, detoxification of environmental toxins, regulation of cellular calcium, and regulation of nerve excitability. The liver combines bile acids with taurine, which results in increased cholesterol solubility and excretion. Individuals who are taurine deficient may be more susceptible to tissue damage from environmental pollutants such as aldehydes, chlorine, and amines.
Taurine is the most abundant amino acid in the heart. Taurine has been shown to improve nitric oxide production in the vascular endothelium, which is essential to optimal blood flow, maintaining already normal blood pressure, and overall cardiovascular functioning. Taurine acts as an antioxidant as well, inhibiting LDL cholesterol oxidation.
Take 1 capsule two to three times daily or as recommended by your health-care practitioner.
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, silicon dioxide.
Tamper Evident: Use only if bottle is sealed.
If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.
Store tightly sealed in a cool dry place.
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iHerb Customer Reviews
I had no idea how important taurine levels were to the health of your heart. My naturopath Dr. recommended your brand and I feel relaxed knowing I'm taking such a high quality supplement.
I use this supplement to give me a boost at the gym lifting weights and it works. Thorne has assured me that this supplement is completely vegan. High-quality, vegan, and effective.