Thorne Research, Taurine, 90 Veggie Caps
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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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I love the Thorne products as they are excipient free. Taurine is great for thyroid health and energy
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.
Posted by 5228582461564135491 on Jul 13, 2016
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Posted by 5496451939761459633 on Apr 16, 2016
Absolutely discusting service from iHerb. I received this product without best before date. Any contacts with customer services was ignored.
Don't know yet.
Posted by Reviewer1413777 on Dec 11, 2015
Taking it because I have a gallstone and I have read it helps. So far I have not taken enough to know if it helps. I also keep forgetting to take it.
Pure, high absorption, no digestive disturbances.
Posted by Reviewer1978242 on Feb 18, 2015
I usually buy liquid Taurine (alcohol-free) and they seem aggravate my intestinal Candida a bit, but this product doesn't. It's also the purest I've found and the most absorb-able.