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MSG is Harmful for You and Your Children

Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) is a flavor enhancer usually used forĀ  soup, salad dressing, chips, frozen entrees, restaurant foods and many other foods. This amino acid brings out the flavor in many foods. While that may sound like a treat for taste buds, the use of MSG allows companies to reduce the amount of real ingredients in their foods, such as chicken in chicken soup. In the 1960s, it was discovered that large amounts of MSG fed to infant mice destroyed nerve cells in the brain. After that research was publicized, public pressure forced baby-food companies to stop adding MSG to their products (it was used to make the foods taste better to parents).

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