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Hidden Sources of MSG

Hidden Sources of MSG

MSG seems to be in most of our foods. (If you aren’t sure what MSG is,  read our recent post.)

When identifying MSG, do you know what to look for?

If you see any of these ingredients on a food label, buyer beware….it contains MSG:

  • Glutamic acid
  • Textured protein
  • Hydrolyzed protein
  • Monopotassiom glutamate
  • Calcium caseinate
  • Sodium caseinate
  • Gelatin
  • Yeast extract
  • Yeast food
  • Autolyzed yeast

The following ingredients may contain MSG, or they may create MSG during processing:

    • Flavors and flavorings
    • Seasonings
    • Natural flavors
    • Soy protein isolate
    • Boillon
    • Malt extract
    • Barley Malt
    • Carrageen
    • Maltodextrin
    • Powdered milk
    • Anything protein fortified
    • Anything enzyme modified
    • Anything ultra-pasteurized

As always,  READ EVERY LABEL and remember fresh is always best!

 

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