Spice That Leads To Obesity

 Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is an ingredient you think of when you think of Chinese food. Unfortunately, this unhealthy spice is also on a long list of products probably in your kitchen pantry right now. This flavor booster is hiding in foods and is considered very addictive. 

Many nutrition labels put MSG into the natural flavors category when it is most certainly not. The flavor of the spice causes animals to react negatively and at times harm their lives. Ingestion of these spices to a human can also cause an unhealthy reaction.

Still more research demonstrates that in a study where calorie consumption and exercise were equal, the group of men and women who used MSG were more likely to be overweight than the group that did not.

Also, MSG is commonly found in Chinese foods. This has lead for many once healthy Asian Americans, have deteriorating health. Many are petitioning to have the MSG removed, but seeing that change come will take some time.

Processed foods are much more likely to contain MSG, so steer as clear of them as you can. Also, try to avoid non-organic produce, because MSG-containing products are sometimes used as sprays and fertilizers for those fruits and vegetables. If nothing else, be sure to wash all produce carefully.

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