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Excitotoxins – is the Taste Worth the Risk?

Excitotoxins in a canExcitotoxins – Part 4 –

Is it worth it to ingest these excitotoxins?

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And hidden sources of MSG here:


Is it worth it to ingest these excitotoxins?


Now that you know, will you keep feeding processed food and diet drinks to your children?

Will you keep eating it yourself?

Remember if you eat any kind of packaged, processed food or eat out at restaurants, you will be eating MSG. That’s another reason that I advocate eating whole foods, meat, vegetables, fruit, nuts and seeds and whole grains. Read the rest

Excitotoxins Abundant in Processed Food

Excitotoxins – Part 3

Review the previous articles here:

And hidden sources of MSG here:

How much processed food and diet drinks or candies or mints are you eating on a daily basis?

If that’s your main diet, you are ingesting a heavy load of excitotoxins. You will have trouble finding prepared foods without MSG. It may not say MSG on the package label because there are a lot of other tricky names for MSG or substances containing MSG. So beware, check out this page for the other names for MSG.

Those diet drinks contain aspartame – Read the rest

Excitotoxins – Neurotransmitters in Over-Drive

Aspartame excites brain cells to death.Excitotoxins – Part 2 MSG, Aspartame dangers uncovered.

You will find part 1 here:

And hidden sources of MSG here:

Turns out the original assumption that glutamate supplied energy to the brain was almost right. But rather than supplying energy to the brain glutamate, aspartate and several other amino acids carry nerve messages from one nerve to another and are thus known as neurotransmitters. With proper regulation and in the right concentration and balance these amino acids function as vital transmitters of information that regulates bodily functions.

Some of Us Are More Susceptible to the Adverse Effects Read the rest

Excitotoxins, the Taste that Kills, a book review

Excitotoxins The Taste That Kills Book ReviewWhat would you do?

If you found out that your daily meals contain a chemical additive that could cause brain damage in your children?

If evidence indicates that this chemical could affect how your child’s brain forms and develops.

If the damage caused by this chemical might not show itself until your child was older, manifesting as learning or emotional difficulties.

If this chemical damaged the part of the brain that controls hormones, resulting in hormonal imbalances later in life.

If this chemical might aggravate or even precipitate degenerative diseases of the nervous system and brain such as Parkinson’s Disease, … Read the rest

Hidden Sources of MSG

From Excitotoxins, the Taste that Kills:

“As discussed previously, the glutamate manufacturers and the processed food industries are always on a quest to disguise MSG added to food. Below is a partial list of the most common names for disguised MSG. Remember also that the powerful excitotoxins aspartate and L-cysteine are frequently added to foods and according to FDA rules require no labeling at all.

Additives that always contain MSG: (from reference 492 in Excitotoxins, the Taste that Kills)

Monosodium Glutamate

Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein

Hydrolyzed Protein

Hydrolyzed Plant Protein

Plant Protein Extract

Sodium Caseinate

Calcium Caseinate

Yeast Extract… Read the rest