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Friday, January 25, 2008

MSG in Disguise

So you say you don't eat foods containing msg...well check out this list below

The following ALWAYS contain msg:

  • Glutamate
  • Monosodium glutamate
  • Monopotassium glutamate
  • Yeast extract
  • Hydrolyzed protein (any protein that is hydrolyzed)
  • Glutamic acid
  • Calcium caseinate
  • Sodium caseinate
  • Yeast food
  • Hydrolyzed corn gluten
  • Gelatin
  • Textured protein
  • Yeast nutrient
  • Autolyzed yeast
  • Natrium glutamate (natrium is Latin/German for sodium)

For more information, view full article, which lists terms that often indicate the presence of msg or where msg is created in the processing

1 comment:

wholefoodandmore said...

I don't even know what these ingredients are for. I'm a believer in looking at the # of ingredients, more than 5 raise a red flag, it's not healthyful.
Now I'm off to my pantry to read some labels.
Robin