Things You Need to Know About The Ingredient “Taurine” in Mamba Energy Drink

  1. What is Taurine? Taurine is an amino acid. Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins. Taurine is present extensively in animal tissue.
  2. Where does it come from? Taurine is found in meat and fish. It is also found in human tissue, our large intestine, and human breast milk. Taurine was first isolated from ox bile, and thus its name is derived from the Latin ‘taurus,’ meaning ‘ox’ or ‘bull’.
  3. Nutritional Benefits of Taurine: A significant amount of Taurine can help our:
  • Skeletal Muscles
  • Blood Pressure
  • Cardiovascular Function
  • The Retina
  • The Central Nervous SystemMamba-Energy-drink-can-back-view
  1. Toxicity: The European Food Safety Authority published a study in 2003 that found “no adverse effects for up to 1,000 mg of taurine per kilogram of body weight per day.” Like most things, too much of anything can be bad for your body, including taurine.
  2. Taurine is added to the following products:
  • Energy Drinks
  • Infant Formula (specifically, for premature babies)
  • Contact Lens Solutions
  • Cosmetics
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  1. The urban myth that taurine is derived from bull sperm is false. Taurine is present in bull sperm, but that is not the source of taurine in your beverages.  Taurine, like many other additives in today’s foods is synthesized in a lab.
  2. Taurine Sourcing: No animals are harmed to bring you taurine. These days, it is manufactured by chemical synthesis in food ingredient processing plants. In China alone there are 40 taurine manufacturers according to Fooducate

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Facts that may interest you

  • Southern Japanese Okinawa Island is considered to be the healthiest place in the world. The average life expectancy of an Okinawan woman is 86 and an Okinawan man is 78.

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  • Research has shown that The people of Okinawa Island consume a lot of Taurine.southern-japanese-okinawa-island-view

 

  • Mamba Energy Drink is enriched with Taurine

Taurine provides many other health benefits such as relief from insomnia, reduced anxiety and lowered blood pressure levels so your next can of Mamba doesn’t just offer you premium quality tasting energy drink, it also fortifies you with the desired nutritional intake to stay healthy and active.