Solgar Taurine 500mg Vegicaps 50


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Solgar Taurine 500mg - for normal functioning of the heart, brain, eyes, gallbladder and vascular system.

Amino acids are used by the body to build proteins. Proteins are essential for the formation of cells and are also involved in the biochemical structure of hormones, enzymes, neurotransmitters and antibodies.

Taurine is a sulphur containing amino acid that, in adults, can be synthesised from cysteine when vitamin B6 and the mineral zinc are present.

Taurine is one of the most abundant amino acids in the body, and participates in the normal functioning of the heart, brain, eyes, gallbladder and vascular system.
Studies have shown Taurine to reduce the oxidative damage caused by sunlight to the eyes
Taurine helps stimulate the body's ability to clean up waste by-products that accumulate in the retina
Taurine is necessary for night vision
Taurine in combination with retinol protects lipids twice as much as retinol alone
Diabetes increases the retina's requirements for Taurine
Glucose rapidly decreases Taurine content of the retina
As an antioxidant, Taurine appears to protect the lens against the development of 'sugar cataracts'
Lowered levels of Taurine may be associated with zinc deficiency, excessive consumption of alcohol, physical or emotional stress, an overgrowth of candida, dysbiosis or imbalance in intestinal flora, 'leaky gut' syndrome and disorders of platelet formation.
Certain drugs, specifically certain tranquilizers and anti-inflammatory agents can inhibit the uptake of Taurine, and prolonged or excessive dosage of these drugs has been known to cause damage to the retina.


As a food supplement for adults, one (1) Vegetable Capsule daily with juice or water in between meals, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.


Taurine 500 mg.


BRAND Solgar
FORM Vegicaps
Country of Origin United States