Monosodium Glutamate

Definition of Monosodium Glutamate:

Used as a flavor enhancer and preservative in many foods, especially Asian (Chinese).  Once banned, it is now permitted in small amounts because no health risks have been found in older children and adults.

Also: MSG

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

...relationship to MSG Intolerance
“...There is a portion on the correlation of ALS with MSG.”

Chemical Avoidance a treatment
“...Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) is a common additive used to enhance flavor that is particularly troublesome...”
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General Detoxification Requirement

...relationship to Yeast / Candida Infection
“Toxic metals, such as mercury (found in dental amalgams and some fish) and chemicals, such as aspartame, MSG and others can kill friendly intestinal flora, alter immune response and allow yeast to proliferate.”

Glutamine a treatment
“...Take care not to confuse glutamine with substances that have similar-sounding names, such as glutathione, glutamic acid, gluten, and monosodium glutamate.  Glutamine can be readily synthesized by various tissues such as the skeletal muscles, liver, and adipose tissue...”
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Mitral Valve Prolapse

...recommendation Food Additive Avoidance
“Avoidance of artificial flavoring agents like MSG and Nutrasweet is considered an important part of any treatment plan by some doctors.”

MSG Intolerance

...the condition
“There is debate and controversy over whether or not monosodium glutamate (MSG) is safe to eat...”


...recommendation Sugar Avoidance / Reduction
“...The list of foods that aggravate this condition includes concentrated natural sugars, tomato seeds, soy products, yams, MSG, and ibuprofen...”
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