Does taurine work?
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.
There are 11 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.
Products Containing Taurine
There are 95 products in the database containing Taurine. Follow the link to see the full list.
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.
|Body Composition (weight, muscle, body fat) Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Confidence Rating|
|increase fat burning|
|Performance Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Confidence Rating|
|improve cardiovascular endurance||improve running performance||improve sprint performance||decrease fatigue||increase strength||improve cycling sprint performance|
|Cardiovascular Health Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Confidence Rating|
|lower blood pressure|
|Recovery Claims||Effectiveness Rating||Confidence Rating|
|improve recovery||reduce muscle damage||reduce muscle soreness|