Double Strength Taurine (1000mg) Overview
NOW Double Strength Taurine is a concentrated source of an extremely versatile free form amino acid. Taurine is different than other amino acids in its structure and isn't used to build proteins. However, it is used throughout your body and it particularly important to the nervous system. Taurine helps your nervous system send chemical signals and is especially valued for its relaxing, anxiety reducing power.
Here's a quick overview of the other functions taurine performs throughout the body. It's an important component of bile salts, which help your body process fat. Taurine is an antioxidant and also gives some protection against certain toxins, like lead. It's also important for maintaining eye health and is required for normal muscle function. Taurine isn't found in vegetable proteins, making supplementation extremely important for vegetarians.
Double Strength Taurine (1000mg) Description from Now
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.
|Serving Size: 1 capsule
Servings Per Container: 250
||% Daily Value**
| ** Percent Daily Value is based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
† Daily Value not established.
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.
Other Ingredients: Cellulose (capsule) and stearic acid (vegetable source).
As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule 1 to 2 times daily with juice or water, preferably between meals.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening. Please recycle. 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.