Sunday, January 04, 2009

Another reason to go back to food basics

Okay, I'm not sure we can even go back to food basics now. Monsanto and Con Agra and all those folks have pretty much genetically-engineered everything.

But now it looks as if they've turned our own taste buds against us. The Slow Poisoning of America website is a site everyone should look at. When I saw their claims that MSG is added to food for the addictive effect it has on the human body, I was surprised. But then I checked out the website for the Glutamate Association.

Yes, they actually say it's addictive -- with a straight face-- and they think that's good. Ah, words! Ah, greed!

The food industry learned from the tobacco industry that addicted customers keep coming back for more. So why do you go to Applebees, MacDonalds, KFC? Why that craving? Well, go to the National Library of Medicine, at www.pubmed.com Type in the words "MSG Obese" or "MSG headache" or just plain old "MSG" and read on.

Now more than ever, we moms need to realize that our family's very lives depend on what we put in their mouths.

Here is an informational vid on youtube about MSG



In the meantime, other words for MSG
Hidden Sources Of MSG In Foods
From the book 'Excitotoxins - The Taste That Kills' By Dr. Russell Blaylock, MD

Hidden Sources Of MSG

As discussed previously, the glutamate (MSG) manufacturers and the processed food industries are always on a quest to disguise the 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-cystine, are frequently added to foods and according to FDA rules require NO LABELING AT ALL.

* Food Additives that ALWAYS contain MSG *
Monosodium Glutamate
Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein
Hydrolyzed Protein
Hydrolyzed Plant Protein
Plant Protein Extract
Sodium Caseinate
Calcium Caseinate
Yeast Extract
Textured Protein (Including TVP)
Autolyzed Yeast
Hydrolyzed Oat Flour
Corn Oil

* Food Additives That FREQUENTLY Contain MSG *

Malt Extract
Malt Flavoring
Bouillon
Broth
Stock
Flavoring
Natural Flavors/Flavoring
Natural Beef Or Chicken Flavoring
Seasoning
Spices

* Food Additives That MAY Contain MSG Or Excitotoxins *

Carrageenan
Enzymes
Soy Protein Concentrate
Soy Protein Isolate
Whey Protein Concentrate
Protease Enzymes of various sources can release excitotoxin amino acids from food proteins.


-C
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