Taurine: Energy and Performance

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What is taurine?

Taurine comes from the Latin term taurus, it owes its name to Friedrich Tiedemann and Leopold Gmelin two researchers who managed to extract taurine from bull bile. It is the result of the degradation of sulfur amino acids such as cysteine and methionine, these acids are present at several levels in the body. It is brought by the food. It is not an amino acid in the strict scientific sense of the term, because it does not contain a carboxyl group. It is more precisely an amino acid called sulfonic.

Taurine, thanks to its recognized antioxidant action, is essential for the functioning of the body and the regeneration of tissues damaged with age. Taurine plays a major role for the body in the maintenance of functions related to organs and cells thanks to its antioxidant properties.

Taurine supplementation can also be interesting for men, especially during andropause, which is aging and can be attributed to testicular dysfunction.

Where is taurine found?

Taurine is found naturally in food, especially in meat and fish, rich in protein. It can also be found in the form of powder, food supplement or drink. Most of the time, it is consumed in the form of energy drinks.

Within the MaxiVolum food supplement cure, taurine is found. This will stimulate the level of testosterone by increasing it, it will also increase the number of spermatozoa by improving their viability and mobility. You will also find it in the composition of FertiTop Homme, this cure is suitable for men wishing to improve their fertility and increase their chances of having a child. The cure will also act on the quality and volume of sperm.

What are the benefits of Taurine?

Taurine is an excellent antioxidant that seems to be a stimulator of testosterone secretion which would therefore promote the motilitý of spermatozoa. It also participates in the maturation of the nervous system, stabilization of cell membranes, and absorption of lipids from the intestine. Taurine is also known to offer energy and vitality thus allowing the improvement of physical performance. Its use is perfect for bodybuilding or sexuality since it will boost physical performance.

Taurine, as an antioxidant, seems to be a stimulator of testosterone secretion. It would increase the serum testosterone level, the number of spermatozoa, their viabilitý as well as their motilitý. It even appears that taurine may delay the deterioration of testicular function!

In addition, Taurine has an anti-arrhythmic action as well as an inotropic effect on the myocardium, thus increasing cardiac strength and constancy. In addition to its blood pressure regulating specification, taurine supplementation can be absolutely judicious in order to lower cholesterol levels, as taurine stimulates the bile flow.

How long do the effects of taurine last?

Taurine tends to take effect 90 minutes after its intake, then the effects generally last 3 to 4 hours and a half. During this time your capacities will be boosted and you will gain in muscle tone and cardio! The recommended dosage for Taurine supplements is 500mg per day to be taken once with a meal.


What are the side effects of Taurine?

Excessive consumption can have serious consequences for people suffering from epilepsy or thyroid disorders. It could be the cause of calcium metabolism disorders. In case of heart failure, taurine intake must be done under medical supervision. It can lead to a loss of sleep, excessive agitation and digestive disorders.

Taurine can be associated with various plants, within the framework of a supplementation for the practice of the sport or to support its physical and mental wellbeing. It can therefore be associated with Guarana, Chlorella, Spirulina or wheatgrass, which is why you will find our various food supplements.


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