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Now Foods, Taurine, Double Strength, 1,000 mg, 100 Capsules

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  • Expiration Date: Aug 2019
  • Shipping Weight: 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)
Product Overview


  • 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).

Suggested Use

As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule 1 to 2 times daily with juice or water, preferably between meals.

Other Ingredients

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.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Taurine (Free-Form) 1 g (1,000 mg) *
*Daily Value not established.
iHerb Customer Reviews

Good product for pumps

Posted by 5071824445227164303 on Jan 01, 2017

if you are suffering from pumps during workouts which don't allow you to continue your workout, this product will help you.

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Good for overall stamina

Posted by Reviewer1533331 on Dec 15, 2016

I take several amino acids every morning on an empty stomach. This is one of them. It really must be double strength because if I take two of these I feel queasy, but not if I take just one. This and the others seem to help me run longer with more energy. Tyrosine, Creatine, Glutamine, and now Taurine are the ones I take, but I may add Leucine. We'll see.

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Shown to decelerate age related cognative decline

Posted by NBPT100 on Dec 12, 2016

Taurine is an essential amino acid that most folks do not need to supplement as it is plentiful in food. However, as we age it may be beneficial to supplement to help with age related cognitive decline. New studies have come out to show that taurine may protect brain cells against toxins such as organic pesticides and lead. It also reduces brain inflammation that can lead to Parkinson's and Alzheimer. It attenuates damage caused by amyloid protein, It prevents dysfunction in the mitochondria in the brain which will sustain energy levels. It can proliferate new neuron formation to sustain learning and memory. it can mitigate brain damage in stroke victims. Also, if you suffer from any of the following issues it may behoove you to supplement and see if it helps you: Cardio vascular issues High blood pressure Anxiety Eye disease Taurine is very safe and best taken on an empty stomach. I like this double strength size as it ensures you are getting an adequate dosage. I have used Now products for many years and found them to have quality products. It may not work for everyone or on all issues but it is relatively inexpensive and worth a try. If this review was helpful please click the YES button. Visit my iHerb home page to see my many other value added reviews. Peace and good health to you!

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Posted by 4614530158877324729 on Oct 21, 2016

Need two weeks of regular use to start feel the effect.

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Helps me sleep

Posted by 4996064329271567912 on Sep 18, 2016

I bought this product after reading The Mood Cure by Julia Ross. This is definitely helping with sleep. If I wake during the night I take another tablet and very quickly I fall back to sleep.

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