01 Aug About MSG
It’s good to know something about nutritional supplements, additives that, unfortunately, have become part of our everyday life. These are all those E letters that you can read on the back of most products. You probably wouldn’t even want to know what goes in the composition of these additives. There are derivatives of oil, hair, pig’s knuckles , hoses and other parts of animals that should be thrown away because they can not be sold in butchers, but as there is practically no waste in the food industry, it ends up in the foods we consume daily.
Today, it’s almost impossible to buy food in a store that does not have additives in it. Since consumer awareness is rising, manufacturers have find a variety of ways to insert additives into products under various names that are acceptable to most customers.
You will often find products with the inscription “natural aroma” or “herbal aroma” and you will not even suspect that behind this the notorious MSG is hiding. Monosodium glutamate or sodium glutamate E621 is a additive that is often find in many consumer goods. This additive is a toxin and allergen, and the effects of its frequent consumption can be numerous. In his book “Medical Medium”, Anthony William talks about this additive as one of the most dangerous for human health, that is hiding under various names. Sodium glutamate can be found under the names: glutamic acid, gelatin, calcium caseinate, texture protein, sodium caseinate, yeast extract, hydrolysed protein, hydrolysed corn gluten, natural aroma …
Poisoning with MSG after a while takes on a cumulative effect and results in various illnesses. It comes to the brain tissue where it can cause inflammation and swelling, kill thousands of brain cells, disrupt electrical impulses, weaken neurotransmitters, burn neurons, make you feel shaken and upset. Some of the body’s reactions to MSG are: migraine, vomiting, diarrhea, asthma attack, skin rashes, heart palpitations, panic attacks, depression, breathlessness, balance problems, allergic symptoms, facial flushing, mood swings, behavioral disorders (children and teenagers), mental confusion, prostate and urinary problems, lesions in the mouth, depression. It weakens and hurts the central system. This amino acid acts stimulatively on neurotransmitters in our brain and is used as a “flavor enhancer”.
If you haven’ t, start reading labels and getting information about the food you enter into your body. Try to eat as little processed food as possible during the day, and to increase intake of food in its original form. It would be the best if you eat in greater amount raw fruits and vegetables, if possibly- organic. You can try to plant something if you have the opportunity to do so, because then you will always know with certainty what kind of food you are consuming.