This Week's Featured Article:
Nutrients lower inflammation, protect against heart disease
Taurine may lower inflammation -
Taurine is an amino acid that helps developing nerves and regulates the mineral-water balance in the blood. In this study, 16 obese women and eight healthy-weight women took 3,000 mg of taurine per day, or a placebo, along with nutritional counseling. Compared to the healthy-weight women, taurine levels in the obese women were 41 percent lower. || After eight weeks, all participants had lost 3 percent of their body weight. Those taking taurine saw a...