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Fact. Protein powders do not contain intact protein. They contain amino acids that have been freed from protein through a manufacturing process.  They invariably contain neurotoxic (brain damaging), endocrine disrupting processed free glutamic acid (MSG) and neurotoxic, endocrine disrupting aspartic acid.  Some, if not all, also contain neurotoxic L-cysteine.

Fact.  It is only amino acids that are free (outside of protein) when you ingest them that cause MSG-type adverse reactions.  (The amino acids in protein will not cause MSG-type adverse reactions.)

Fact. Exercise taken either before or after ingesting MSG will exacerbate an MSG reaction in MSG-sensitive people.  Included in those reactions are heart irregularities. (That might explain why young athletes, who bulk up on protein powder, and often drink MSG and/or aspartame-containing beverages during athletic events, are collapsing on athletic fields.)

Fact. Chances are that if you are sensitive to MSG, you will also be sensitive to the processed free aspartic acid found in aspartame, AminoSweet, Neotame, NutraSweet, Equal............ (It's the rare chewing gum that won't have aspartame in it -- not necessarily labeled as such.)

Fact.**These are the ingredients that contain processed free glutamic acid (MSG).

Fact. MSG-containing ingredients manufactured using acid hydrolysis contain carcinogenic (cancer causing) propanols. (It is impossible to tell from a label which ingredients are manufactured using acid hydrolysis and which are not.)

Fact.**The glutamate industry has been pouring out propaganda on the “safety” of monosodium glutamate since 1969.  They are rich, powerful, and have been extraordinarily successful in suppressing information that might embarrass them while enhancing the image of their product.

Fact. There is no government body that is going to tell you where MSG is hidden in food, cosmetics, dietary supplements, or pharmaceuticals. (Not the Senate, Congress, Whitehouse, FDA, USDA, EPA, or CDC.  They have all been asked.  They have all refused.)

Fact. Most traditions physicians have been conned into believing that the MSG in food (and elsewhere) is harmless.  (There are medical schools text books and food encyclopedias with chapters written by Ajinomoto, Co., Inc. that tell them so.)

Fact. Those who manufacture processed food often take great pains to hide the presence of MSG from consumers. (They sometimes replace monosodium glutamate with MSG-containing ingredients that give no clue to its presence.  They call them “clean labels”.  Manufacturers are also often less than truthful when consumers inquire about the presence of MSG in their products.)
 
 

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IF MSG ISN'T HARMFUL, WHY IS IT HIDDEN?