Can Taurine help us live longer and healthier lives?

Taurine is an amino acid found in meat, eggs, and fish. As the most abundant free amino acid in the brain, heart, and nervous system, taurine is a vital component for many bodily functions. Most recently the focus has been on taurine as an anti-aging elixir. Researchers are finding that aging markers can be slowed with supplementation.



  • Aids in the electrical stability of cell membranes by assisting in the passage of essential ions (sodium, potassium, calcium, and magnesium) into and out of cells.
  • Enhances the contractibility of the heart by activating important enzymes.
  • It is an integral part of bile acids, which are essential for the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins.
  • Assists the body’s natural detoxification process by aiding in the formation of taurocholate, a substance that promotes cholesterol secretion in the bile.
  • Taurine supports fat metabolism in the liver, ensuring optimal liver function and overall detoxification.

Taurine is the most abundant intracellular sulphur-containing amino acid (1). Although it can be synthesized from methionine and cysteine in the presence of vitamin B6 (1,2), taurine can be obtained from the diet, predominantly through eggs, meat and seafood


  • Impaired vision: A normal amount of taurine is essential for proper retinal function.
  • Anxiety / Depression: Taurine is a building block for the chemicals responsible for cognitive function.
  • Endurance and recovery issues when training: Do you notice it taking longer to recover after working out?
  • Hypertension: Those with sufficient levels of taurine in their system are less prone to coronary heart problems.
  • Toxicity: Among other things, this can be the cause of frequent headaches and weight gain.

Research points to not only an increased life expectancy but also an increase in quality of life.

Taking the proper amount of Taurine can help your body perform at optimal levels. The recommended dosage of Taurine is 500-2000mg.

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