Is Taurine Vegan?

Found in the bile of mammals. Can be, but not likely, plant based.

Not necessarily banned. Consider the source of each ingredient.

May be Vegan

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Nutramigen Puramino
Nutramigen Puramino

May not be Vegan

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  • Alanine - The building blocks of protein in all animals and plants.
  • Methionine - Essential amino acid found in various proteins (usually from egg albumen and casein).
  • Choline - Frequently obtained from eggs, nerve tissue, blood, and milk.
  • Calcium - May be derived from the shells of marine organisms, snails, and eggs. Check the label to be sure.
  • Glucose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Glycine - Flavor Enhancer - Can sometimes be prepared from gelatine, but can be made synthetically.
  • Magnesium - Another type of salt derived from Lactic Acid, which can be obtained from whey or milk.
  • Retinol - Vitamin A obtained from vegetables, egg yolks, or fish liver oil.
  • Palmitate - A fatty acid most commonly derived from palm oil but may be derived from animals as well.
  • Tyrosine - Amino acid often of plant or synthetic origin but sometimes hydrolyzed from casein (milk).
  • Taurine - Found in the bile of mammals. Can be, but not likely, plant based.
  • Inositol - A sugar-like dietary supplement. Present in almost all plant and animal tissues.

Possibly Vegetarian

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  • Calcium - May be animal based. Double check the label to be sure of the origin.
  • Palmitate - A fatty acid most commonly derived from palm oil but may be derived from animals as well.
  • Retinol - Vitamin A obtained from vegetables, egg yolks, or fish liver oil.
  • Inositol - A sugar-like dietary supplement. Present in almost all plant and animal tissues.

Possibly Gluten Free

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Scitec Nutrition 100% Whey Protein Professional 2820G
Scitec Nutrition 100% Whey Protein Professional 2820G

May not be Vegan

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  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.
  • Whey - The watery part of milk that remains after the formation of curds.
  • Sucralose - Known as Splenda. Produced from cane sugar and tested on animals. May be filtered through bone char.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Lecithin - May contain egg yolks. Can also be directly obtained from animal fat or soy.
  • Amino - The building blocks of protein in all animals and plants.
  • Taurine - Found in the bile of mammals. Can be, but not likely, plant based.
  • Yoghurt - Likely produced by bacterial fermentation of milk. Check if the milk used is plant based.
  • Xanthan - Gum produced from corn sugar. Sometimes purified using chicken lysozyme or fermentation of whey.

Possibly Vegetarian

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  • Amino - The building blocks of protein in all animals and plants.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if suitable.

Possibly Gluten Free

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Crazy Tiger Energy Drink
Crazy Tiger Energy Drink

Possibly Vegan

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  • Taurine - Found in the bile of mammals. Can be, but not likely, plant based.

Possibly Vegetarian

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Possibly Gluten Free

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Novalac Riz 0-36MOIS Lait
Novalac Riz 0-36MOIS Lait

May not be Vegan

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  • Choline - Frequently obtained from eggs, nerve tissue, blood, and milk.
  • Calcium - May be derived from the shells of marine organisms, snails, and eggs. Check the label to be sure.
  • Magnesium - Another type of salt derived from Lactic Acid, which can be obtained from whey or milk.
  • Taurine - Found in the bile of mammals. Can be, but not likely, plant based.
  • Inositol - A sugar-like dietary supplement. Present in almost all plant and animal tissues.

Possibly Vegetarian

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  • Calcium - May be animal based. Double check the label to be sure of the origin.
  • Inositol - A sugar-like dietary supplement. Present in almost all plant and animal tissues.

Possibly Gluten Free

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Doubleshot, Energy Coffee Beverage, Mexican Mocha

May not be Vegan

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  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Taurine - Found in the bile of mammals. Can be, but not likely, plant based.

Possibly Vegetarian

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  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if suitable.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products

Probably Gluten Free

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