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Excitotoxin Avoidance: MSG, Aspartame, Food Additives

The number one health problem in the U.S. may be the adulteration of the food supply by food processing companies and industrialized agriculture. Perhaps the most pernicious adulteration is the secretive addition of MSG to virtually every processed food and every restaurant meal. 

MSG is creating a nation of obesity, chemical sensitivity, restaurant coronaries, cancer patients, dementia, and progressive neurological disease.

The Truth About Aspartame, MSG, and Excitotoxins
interview with Dr. Russell L. Blaylock, MD by Mike Adams
link to free PDF download

Book: Excitotoxins: The Taste That Kills
by Dr. Russell L. Blaylock, MD

Review of Excitotoxins: The Taste That Kills
by Heidi Boudro,


Hidden Sources of Processed Free Glutamic Acid (MSG)
"Names of Ingredients That Contain Enough MSG to Serve as Common MSG-Reaction Triggers"
Truth in Labeling Campaign

Many "healthy" and vegetarian foods contain MSG in the form of yeast extract
by Mike Adams,, July 27, 2004

"All natural" claim on food labels is often deceptive; foods harbor hidden MSG and other unnatural ingredients
by Mike Adams,, March 21, 2005

Many "natural" foods contain questionable taste additives like yeast extract
by Mike Adams,, September 14, 2006

Aspartame (NutraSweet)

Does Aspartame Multiply Female MS?--New Study Report at Neurology Conference
by Betty Martini, May 7, 2007

Straight Talk About Aspartame
by Tanya Anne Crosby, February 28, 2017

Mission Possible World Health International

Food Additives

Food-junk and Some Mystery Ailments
by Ray Peat

Surprise Ingredients In Fast Food
by John Andrews,, November 3, 2007

'Secretive' Chemicals Being Hidden in Food Under 'Artificial Flavors' Label
by Jennifer McKinley,, April 10, 2008

Food Companies Test Flavorings That Can Mimic Sugar, Salt or MSG
by Melanie Warner, The New York Times, April 6, 2005

Updated 11/8/2018