watch out...msg lurks in unexpected places
Date: 8/12/2009 4:57:07 AM ( 11 y ) ... viewed 3586 times
I found out something new today. For years I had thought that MSG (monosodium glutamate) was found only in Chinese food. How wrong I was. It is everywhere.
I was at a popular new Japanese restaurant in the suburbs near where I live, and the substitute chef told me there is MSG in the miso soup, in the ramen...in all sorts of foods they serve. He told me that adding msg to the food is a common practice at Japanese restaurants.
But it is not limited to Asian restaurants. I have also found out it is in many commercial brands of salad dressing, as well as other processed prepared foods. Check your labels, people!
Maybe you all already knew...but I didn't. Here are some of the potential side effects of MSG and other excitotoxins:
Brain cell death
Here is one of many websites that have information about MSG:
I will write more when I have time, and would appreciate your input as well.
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