MSG is toxic to the human body
MSG (Monosodium Glutamate) is actually harmful. The active ingredient in MSG is glutamate. Glutamate is classified as an excitotoxin (excito-toxin). The following website has a video titled “the taste that kills.” The doctor in the video, Dr. Russell Blaylock (an actual Surgeon) as well as an author, lecturer and educator, reveals some very interesting facts about MSG. The video is an hour and a half long; however, the first 15 minutes contain some facts that are almost unbelievable.
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Go to Google.com and in the search bar type “define excitotoxin”. You will be shown the following web definition:
Excitotoxicity is the pathological process by which nerve cells are damaged and killed by glutamate and similar substances. This occurs...
“Pathological process” Go to Merriam Webster Dictionary online and search for "pathological" and you will find:
Pathological: being such to a degree that is extreme, excessive, or markedly abnormal <a pathological liar> <pathological fear>
Dictionary and Thesaurus - Merriam-Webster Online
For those that prefer the mainstream of Wikipedia go there and search for “excitotoxin” and you will be redirected to “excitotoxicity”. There you will find the following:
Excitotoxicity is the pathological process by which nerve cells are damaged and killed by excessive stimulation by neurotransmitters such as glutamate and similar substances. This occurs when receptors for the excitatory neurotransmitter glutamate (glutamate receptors) such as the NMDA receptor and AMPA receptor are overactivated.
The negative effects of glutamate were first observed in 1954 by T. Hayashi, a Japanese scientist who noted that direct application of glutamate to the CNS caused seizure activity, though this report went unnoticed for several years. The toxicity of glutamate was then observed by D. R. Lucas and J. P. Newhouse in 1957, when the subcutaneous injection of monosodium glutamate to newborn mice destroyed the neurons in the inner layers of the retina
Excitotoxicity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Interesting is the fact that if you go to Wikipedia and search flat-out for monosodium glutamate, you will be told the following:
Monosodium glutamate, also known as sodium glutamate or MSG, is the sodium salt of glutamic acid, one of the most abundant naturally occurring non-essential amino acids. It has been classified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as generally recognized as safe
Notice how they played on the words "generally recognized', and not "recognized as safe"
So, I am wondering, if MSG is supposed to be safe, then WHY did it destroy the neurons in the inner layers of the retina of mice? Some might say that humans may react differently to MSG than mice. If that is the case, then WHY do scientists use mice in labs to run tests that are considered beneficial for humans? Watch that video of Dr. Bllylock, and you will know WHY it is 'called' safe, when it really isn't.
The choice is yours, I just wanted to bring this to the attention of those out there that might not be aware of what this stuff can do to the human body