Is taurine made from bull's testicles?

No. The taurine in Red Bull is not derived from animals. It is produced synthetically by food ingredient companies, which guarantees high quality standards.

Taurine

Taurine is an amino acid, naturally occurring in the human body and present in the daily diet. It is involved in a wide range of biological processes.

Taurine is found in high concentrations in muscle, brain, heart and blood. A person weighing ~154 Ibs has approximately 70 g of taurine distributed throughout their body. Put another way, a ~154 Ibs person naturally already has in their body 70 times the amount of taurine contained in one can of Red Bull Energy Drink.

Taurine is also contained in different foodstuffs like scallops, fish, poultry and most infant formulas.

Did you know?

The human body contains 70 times more taurine than one 8.4 fl oz can of Red Bull.

Human Body of 154 Ibs

Fit the occasion.

70 times more

than one 8.4 fl oz can
Source: Belli, DC. Taurine and TPN solutions? Nutrition 1994; 10: 82–84

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