Monday, May 17, 2010

Hidden Names For MSG In
Your Food - Read Labels!

Hidden Names For MSG

The following substances contain the highest percentage of factory created free glutamate, with MSG containing 78%: MSGGelatinCalcium CaseinateMonosodium glutamateHydrolyzed Vegetable Protein (HVP)Textured ProteinMonopotassium glutamateHydrolyzed Plant Protein (HPP)Yeast ExtractGlutamateAutolyzed Plant ProteinYeast food or nutrientGlutamic AcidSodium CaseinateAutolyzed YeastVegetable Protein ExtractSenomyx (wheat extract labeled as artificial flavor)

The following substances contain some factory created free glutamate in varying amounts. Please note that some food labels list several of these items, which can add up to a considerable and dangerous amount in one product:

Malted Barley (flavor)Natural Flavors, Flavors, FlavoringModified food starchBarley maltReaction FlavorsRice syrup or brown rice syrupMalt Extract or FlavoringNatural Chicken, Beef, or Pork, Flavoring "Seasonings" (Most assume this means salt, pepper, or spices and herbs, which sometimes it is.)Lipolyzed butter fatMaltodextrin, dextrose, dextratesSoy Sauce or Extract"Low" or "No Fat" itemsCaramel Flavoring (coloring)Soy ProteinCorn syrup and corn syrup solids, high fructose corn syrupStockSoy Protein Isolate or ConcentrateCitric Acid (when processed from corn)BrothCornstarch fructose (made from corn)Milk PowderBouillonFlowing AgentsDry Milk SolidsCarrageenanWheat, rice, corn, or oat proteinProtein Fortified MilkWhey Protein or WheyAnything enriched or vitamin enrichedAnnattoWhey Protein Isolate or ConcentrateProtein fortified "anything" SpicePectinEnzyme modified proteinsGums (guar and vegetable) ProteaseUltra-pasteurized dairy productsDough ConditionersProtease enzymesFermented proteinsYeast NutrientsLecithinGluten and gluten flourProtein powders: whey, soy, oat, rice (as in protein bars shakes and body building drinks)Amino acids (as in Bragg's liquid amino acids and chelated to vitamins)Algae, phytoplankton, sea vegetable, wheat/ barley grass powders

European numbers for glutamate containing additives:




The book, Battling the MSG Myth, will simplify your life by giving in depth facts about these hidden substances and the common foods in which they are found. Find tips on label reading, shopping, and cooking. Enjoy good eating by learning how to avoid all the common foods and supplements that contain MSG, aspartame, L-cysteine, and sulfites. Learn how to substitute healthy alternative products that can be found in most supermarkets.

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