Taurine is the second most common amino acid found in the body and the most abundant amino acid in the heart. It is a non-essential amino acid and can be manufactured by the body as well as obtained from food. As a supplement it is popular with sports people and those that regularly exercise. Note: This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, nor should supplements be used as a substitute for a balanced diet. Not intended for pregnant/breastfeeding mothers or children under 18. Do not exceed the recommended dose.