Excitotoxin and MSG Sources - SHOCKING !

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by elliespad, Jan 5, 2006.

  1. elliespad

    elliespad Member

    Sources of Excitotoxins
    Definite Sources of MSG

    Hydrolyzed ProteinSodium Caseinate or Calcium Caseinate
    Autolyzed Yeast or Yeast Extract
    Hydrolyzed Oat Flour
    Glutamic acid
    Monosodium glutamate

    Possible sources of MSG

    Textured ProteinCarrageenan or Vegetable Gum
    Seasonings or Spices
    Flavorings or Natural Flavorings
    Chicken, Beef, Pork, Smoke Flavorings
    Bouillon, Broth or Stock
    Barley Malt, Malt Extract, Malt Flavoring
    Whey Protein, Whey Protein Isolate or Concentrate
    Soy Protein, Soy Protein Isolate or Concentrate
    Soy Sauce or Extract

    Other sources of MSG
    MSG is found in most of the food prepared by major fast-food chains.

    Binders and fillers for medications, nutrients, and supplements, both prescription and non-prescription, and some fluids administered intravenously in hospitals, may contain MSG.

    According to the manufacturer, Varivax-Merck chicken pox vaccine (Varicella Virus Live), contains L-monosodium glutamate and hydrolyzed gelatin both of which contain processed free glutamic acid (MSG).

    MSG is used as a plant "growth enhancer" (AuxiGro) that is sprayed on growing crops. AuxiGro Plant Metabolic Primer contains 29.2% by weight, pharmaceutical grade, L-glutamic acid.

    The most common source of MSG is molasses or sugar beet or cane.

    MSG and Aspartame(nutrasweet) are found in everything from soups, sauces, and juice to frozen entrees, candy, cigarettes, and anything with seasonings (e.g., potato chips, meat, ice cream).

    Sources of Aspartate, aspartame, aspartic acid
    Aspartic acid, found in aspartame (NutraSweet) ordinarily causes MSG type reactions in MSG sensitive people.

    Aspartame (Nutrasweet), aspartic acid,aspartate are used to sweeten many prepared foods, as a tabletop sweetener, sources include:

    cocoa mix, topping mix
    yogurt-type products
    shake mix
    gelatin mix
    instant breakfast mix
    frozen novelties
    milk flavor additives
    wine coolers
    chewable multivitamins
    carbonated soft drinks
    fruit syrups
    powdered soft drinks
    puddings and pie fillings
    fruit juice drinks
    instant coffee and tea mixes
    refrigerated tea
    ready-to-eat gelatin
    chewing gum
    frozen desserts
    refrigerated flavored milk beverages
    breath mints
    over-the-counter pharmaceuticals
    fruit spreads & toppings

  2. alaska3355

    alaska3355 New Member

    so I'm going to print it out. Thanks a lot! Terri
  3. sofy

    sofy New Member

    any you can avoid all of this. Buy whole foods that havnt gone thru a factory to make them into a product food and you wont have to worry about those additives.

    I eat simply and boring but safe. Fresh fruits, veggies and organic meat.

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