glucuronolactone love



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  • n. The lactone of glucuronic acid


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  • It does have real sugar and also "glucuronolactone," which is a word so complicated I can't even think up a joke about it, even though it just begs one, doesn't it?

  • Plus, those drinks often have a slew of other ingredients of dubious value, such as taurine, l-carnitine, guarana also a source of caffeine, and glucuronolactone.

    Coffee and kids

  • So little research has been done on glucuronolactone (and most of it 50 years ago) that almost all information about it is mere rumor.

    What's Inside: Red Bull

  • For example, the European Unions food safety authorities spent 10 years thoroughly examining energy drinks and concluded that the key ingredients taurine and glucuronolactone are of no concern, Red Bull officials said in a statement.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Other ingredients often found in energy drinks include taurine, glucuronolactone, B vitamins, ginseng, guarana, ginkgo biloba and milk thistle.

    NYT > Home Page

  • They realized that people were sick of energy drinks with frightening-sounding ingredients like inositol, carnitine, creatine, or glucuronolactone; that drinking from a can the size of your bicep was too intimidating; and that mixing your energy drink was way too trendy.

    The BzzAgent Beelog

  • Dr Willoughby and colleagues didn't look at which of the drinks 'active ingredients - caffeine, taurine or glucuronolactone - may have caused the effect, but speculate that it may be a result of their combination.

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • Energy drinks like Red Bull contains 600 mg of glucuronolactone, a substance that is naturally found in the body.

  • Health Blog Taurine, glucuronolactone, caffeine, B-group vitamins, sucrose and glucose give you wings!


  • Looks like the power of taurine, caffeine and glucuronolactone is no match for the



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