How Much MSG are you consuming?

MSG (monosodium glutamate) is used as a flavor enhancer in an enormousamount of processed foods and restaurant foods.  While it works enhancing the flavor of your food, it is also works by potential damaging your brain and body. An excitotoxin, MSG is a type of chemical transmitter that permits brain cells to communicate. The concern is that excitotoxins can literally excite your brain cells to an early death. Aside from wrecking havoc with your brain, MSG has also been the culprit in eye damage, headaches, fatigue, disorientation and depression.

Food companies are getting smart and using many different names that we can not recognize to label msg on their packages.

Here are some food additives that always contain msg:

Hydrolyzed vegetable protein
Hydrolyzed protein
Plant protein extract
Hydrolyzed Plan protein
Sodium caseinate
Calcium caseinate
Yeast extract
Textured protein
Autolyzed yeast
Hydrolyzed oat flour
Corn oil

Foods that typically contain msg:


Malt extract
·       Malt flavouring
·       Bouillion
·       Broth
·       Stock
·       Flavouring
·       Seasoning

Get in the habit of reading labels.  You must be responsible for what you ingest.  Gone are the days where you can assume what is on a shelf  won’t cause you and your family long term damage.