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Is Taurine a Preventive Nutritional Factor of Cardiovascular Diseases or Just a Biological Marker of Nutrition?

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For answering the question, “Is taurine a preventive nutritional factor of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) or just a biological marker of nutrition?” our experimental and world-wide cooperative studies on nutrition and CVD are reviewed. The data so far obtained indicates taurine is not only a good biological marker of sea food intakes but also an important nutrient for preventing hypertension and atherosclerosis.

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  • Fish Intake
  • Coronary Heart Disease Mortality
  • Taurine Supplementation
  • Cardiac Study
  • Taurine Intake

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Yamori, Y., Nara, Y., Ikeda, K., Mizushima, S. (1996). Is Taurine a Preventive Nutritional Factor of Cardiovascular Diseases or Just a Biological Marker of Nutrition?. In: Huxtable, R.J., Azuma, J., Kuriyama, K., Nakagawa, M., Baba, A. (eds) Taurine 2. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, vol 403. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-0182-8_69

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