LOGO_cravings-wide235x94              MSG

Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is added to foods to improve taste however, it is also known to increase food cravings. This is not speculation.  It is accepted, scientific fact. A more troubling fact is that cancer cells utilize glutamate as very potent fuel for cancer cells.

It is actually more potent than sugar. running-from-sweets-300x205-300x205 The food industry attempts to hide this information by disguising MSG’s presence through the use of alternative names.  The list as follows is pretty extensive:

  • Autolyzed yeast
  • Autolyzed yeast protein
  • Calcium glutamate
  • Carrageenan
  • Glutamate
  • Glutamic acid
  • Hydrolyzed corn
  • Ingredients listed as hydrolyzed, protein fortified, ultra-pasteurized, fermented or enzyme modified
  • Magnesium glutamate
  • Monoammonium glutamate
  • Monopotassium glutamate
  • Natural flavors (ask manufacturers their sources, to be safe)
  • Pectin
  • Sodium caseinate
  • Soy isolate
  • Soy sauce

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  • Textured protein
  • Vegetable extract
  • Yeast extract
  • Yeast food