l-Taurine is a specialized amino acid. It acts as a pH buffer in the heart, skeletal muscles, and central nervous system. l-Taurine is a nonprotein amino acid that is the end product of l-cysteine metabolism and the principal free intracellular amino acid found in human tissue. The most understood role of l-taurine in humans is its involvement in the formation of taurine bile acids conjugate in the liver; these acids are essential for micelle formation and fat absorption. l-Taurine is an important component in bile, which acts like soap, helping your body break down fats and fat-soluble vitamins. Bile is also used to control cholesterol levels. Recent research indicates taurine’s role as an important nerve and muscle interaction regulator. Clinical studies in humans have demonstrated beneficial effects in congestive heart failure, diabetes, and seizure disorders. Diabetics are known to have lower levels of taurine. Taurine improves the utilization of sugar and potentiates the action of insulin. It is also used for its beneficial effects on eye and heart health.
- Specialized amino acid
- Acts as a pH buffer in the heart, skeletal muscles, and central nervous system
- Helps break down fat and forms bile acids.
Dosage: Take 3 capsules once or twice daily or as directed by your health-care practitioner.
2-Aminoethanesulfonic acid (taurine) 500 mg
Vegetable magnesium stearate and microcrystalline cellulose in a non-GMO vegetable capsule composed of vegetable carbohydrate gum and purified water.