Now Foods, Taurine, 500 mg, 100 Capsules
By Now Foods251 Reviews
0.3 lbs (0.14 kg)
- Product Code: NOW-00140
- UPC Code: 733739001405
- Package Quantity: 100 Capsules
- Dimensions: 2 x 2 x 4.2 in, 0.25 lbs (0.11 kg)
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- Nervous System Health
- Healthy Visual Function
- GMP Quality Assured
- A Dietary Supplement
Taurine is a conditionally essential amino acid which is not utilized in 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.
As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule 1 to 4 times daily with juice or water, preferably between meals.
Rice flour and gelatin (capsule).
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.
Do not eat freshness packet. Keep in bottle.
Store in a cool, dry place. Please recycle.
Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.
|Serving Size: 1 Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Taurine (Free-Form)||500 mg||*|
|* Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
When im having more anxiety than usual, and my normal supplements aren't able to curb the extra anxiety, I will take a Taurine, as a boost along with my other supplements, and it helps alot.
I've been taking three 500mg capsules regularly for two months now and seen a decrease in my overall general anxiety and mood swings. When I forgot to take a few doses over a course of a few days, I soon noticed a difference; my sleep quality reduced and I felt more irritable and anxious. In the past I had tried benzodiazepines and anti-depressants to help with my anxiety, depression, and occasional panic attacks... but they always came with awful side effects and/or withdrawal symptoms when quit or changed to another kind. Combined with regular intake of nutritional supplements, a balanced healthy diet, regular exercise and sleep, this amino acid really helps to keep my anxiety in check!