How much do you know about the importance of the anitoxident taurine for the health of your eyes? A discussion of this important nutrient to good vision is the subject of this article. The author of this arricle describes the importance of this amino acid in terms that most people have heard in relation to their eye health. The article also presents information that describes this important amino acid as being very helpful in preventing damge to the retina. Links to more informative articles are offered at the end of the article.

Key Takeaways:

  • Taurine is crucial for vision and supports functions for the heart and central nervous system.
  • Certain drugs and chemo drugs can deplete the body of taurine, in which case supplementation is can be used.
  • A study was done that showed taurine protected the death of retinal nerve ganglion cells.

“Taurine is an antioxidant, which is important to preventing age-related vision loss such as macular degeneration and other retinal diseases.”

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