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I just got my new Whey/Caseine/Egg protein supplement which also contains 5000 mg Taurine per 100gram.

I am planning to take this supplement on a daily basis (as breakfast with some milk and cereals)

I know energy drinks contains lower volumes (like 1000-2000mg). Is Taurine any bad for your health? I can only find positive features ;) (like it's good for your heart, eyes, skin, muscles, etc)

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Off topic per new FAQ –  Baarn Sep 21 '12 at 15:28
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A 2003 study by the European Food Safety Authority found no adverse effects for up to 1,000 mg of taurine per kilogram of body weight per day. (http://www.efsa.europa.eu/EFSA/efsa_locale-1178620753812_1211902328128.htm)

Related question: Red Bull - How bad is it for you?

Edit: I'm assuming you weight more than 5kg (11 lbs).

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Thanks for the answer :) I am not near 5kg ;) –  mark_dj Apr 5 '11 at 19:34
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