Taurine

Does taurine work?

Taurine Claims

The supplement database currently has 11 claims for Taurine. The claims include: reduce muscle soreness, reduce muscle damage, improve recovery, improve running performance, improve sprint performance, increase fat burning, lower blood pressure, decrease fatigue, improve cardiovascular endurance, improve cycling sprint performance, increase strength.

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Taurine

The overall effectiveness rating for taurine is 1.9 out of 3. This rating means there is some evidence that using taurine may lead to positive results. This rating also means that some evidence does not back up all claims. Below you can find individual ratings for specific claims.

Overall Confidence Rating for Taurine

There are 19 studies in the database on taurine; the confidence rating is 35. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this rating is for taurine as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.

Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about taurine. Individual claims can have higher or lower ratings. For example, some supplements may have a lot of backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on claims below for more information.

The effectiveness rating for taurine's ability to decrease fatigue is 1 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 40. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about taurine's ability to decrease fatigue.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 40

The effectiveness rating for taurine's ability to improve cardiovascular endurance is 1.5 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 40. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about taurine's ability to improve cardiovascular endurance.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1.5 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 40

The effectiveness rating for taurine's ability to improve cycling sprint performance is 1.5 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 40. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about taurine's ability to improve cycling sprint performance.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1.5 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 40

The effectiveness rating for taurine's ability to improve recovery is 2 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about taurine's ability to improve recovery.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 2 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for taurine's ability to improve running performance is 1 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about taurine's ability to improve running performance.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for taurine's ability to improve sprint performance is 1 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about taurine's ability to improve sprint performance.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 1 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for taurine's ability to increase fat burning is 2 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about taurine's ability to increase fat burning.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 2 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for taurine's ability to increase strength is 2 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about taurine's ability to increase strength.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 2 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for taurine's ability to lower blood pressure is 3 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 20. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about taurine's ability to lower blood pressure.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 3 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 20

The effectiveness rating for taurine's ability to reduce muscle damage is 2 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 40. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about taurine's ability to reduce muscle damage.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 2 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 40

The effectiveness rating for taurine's ability to reduce muscle soreness is 2.8 out of 3. The confidence rating for this claim is 100. This means there is not enough evidence in the database on this claim and the effectiveness rating above is not valid. Read more about taurine's ability to reduce muscle soreness.

Effectiveness Rating for this claim: 2.8 out of 3

Confidence Rating for this claim: 100