Taurine drink powder (natural)
Taurine is an amino acid that is also found naturally in the body (in significant amounts in the brain and nervous system) The adult body is able to produce it, but its production decreases with age. An essential amino acid for newborns, it is also found in breast milk.
Unlike other amino acids, it is not a component of proteins, it is freely found in intracellular fluid.
Its best sources are, for example, meats, offal, seafood, and algae. Nowadays, it is a popular ingredient in energy drinks.
Its physiological effect is only partially known. Replacement may be recommended in old age or for athletes as their taurine and other amino acid levels decrease with prolonged muscle strain.