Taurine Supplements – A Complete Guide

Taurine is an amino acid, commonly used in energy drinks, pre-workouts, and amino acid supplements to improve your athletic performance, energy level, and mental focus. In this article, we will analyze clinical trials and case studies on taurine to find out its effects on endurance, body composition, cardiovascular health, liver health, and chemotherapy side effect.

Taurine (2-aminoethanesulfonic acid) is a conditionally essential sulfur-containing amino acid1. Conditionally essential means the body can make it with the help of methionine, cysteine, and vitamin B6, but not in sufficient amounts, so it is necessary to take it from the diet. Sulfur-containing means, taurine contains sulfur in its molecular structure. You can also call it an organic compound because it has a carbon element in it.

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