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Taurine


Taurine is an organic acid which acts as a lipid/membrane stablilizer in the body and can aid various anti-oxidant defense systems.
Taurine exerts most of its benefits vicariously though other compounds in the body, but exerts some of its own on a cellular level. It is being heavily researched as an anti-diabetic compound due to its actions on organs of the body of most concern to diabetics (kidney, eye, nerve health) as well as controlling blood sugar while reducing some forms of insulin resistance.

Things To
Know & Note


Is a Form Of Amino Acid Supplement
Other Functions Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory
Cardiovascular
Primary Function General Health
Also Known As 2-aminoethane sulphonic acid, L-Taurine
Do Not Confuse With Tacrine

How to Take Taurine


Recommended dosage, active amounts, other details

Dosages between 500mg-2,000mg have shown efficacy, although the upper limit for toxicity is placed at a much greater level and high doses are well-tolerated.
The upper limit for which one can be relatively assured no side effects will occur over a lifetime has been suggested to be 3g a day.

Frequently Asked Questions about Taurine


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