The Hazards of MSG
MSG: Is This Silent Killer Lurking in Your Kitchen Cabinets?
While MSG’s benefits to the food industry are quite clear, this food additive could be slowly and silently doing major damage to your health.
MSG by any other name…
From the article:
Learn the alternate names for monosodium glutamate and read labels when shopping. Unless it expressly says it’s MSG-free, assume everything processed or eat in a restaurant contains it in some form.
Here are some of the names used to refer to MSG; there are others. Yeast nutrient, calcium caseinate, sodium caseinate, textured protein, monopotassium glutamate, autolyzed yeast, yeast extract, yeast food, hydrolyzed corn gluten, natrium glutamate, hydrolyzed protein, carrageenan, maltodextrin, natural beef flavoring, natural pork flavoring, whey protein protease, malt extract, malt flavoring, natural chicken flavoring, soy protein isolate, citric acid, ultra-pasteurized, anything that’s enzyme modified, soy sauce, soy sauce extract, whey protein concentrate, stock, broth, bouillon, pectin, soy protein, soy protein concentrate, barley malt, whey protein isolate, protease enzymes, anything protein fortified, flavors and flavoring, natural flavor and flavoring, fermented foods, enzymes, seasonings.