NOW Foods Taurine 1000mg (250 VegCaps)
- An amino acid that assists in lipid metabolism to help support and maintain healthy heart function
- Double Strength
- Vegetarian / Vegan
Taurine is a conditionally essential amino acid that is not utilized for protein synthesis, but is mainly found free in most tissues, especially throughout the heart and nervous system. Taurine is important in several metabolic processes of the body, including stabilizing cell membranes in electrically active tissues, such as the brain and heart. It functions in tissues by stabilizing cell membranes and aiding the transport of potassium, sodium, calcium and magnesium in and out of cells. Taurine helps to generate and regulate nerve impulses and supports the maintenance of normal 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 double-strength 1000mg veg capsule version reduces the number of pills needed per day and makes this product suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
Each capsule contains: Taurine (Free-Form Amino Acid).....1,000 mg
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Veg Capsule (hypromellose, water), Stearic Acid (vegetable source).
Adult Dosage: Take 1 capsule 3 times daily. Take with juice or water, between meals.
Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.