Excitotoxins: The Taste That Kills
Additives, such as monosodium glutamate (MSG) and aspartame (Nutrasweet), can cause havoc with our health. The can be found, quite commonly, in processed foods, especially in dietary products and vegetarian foods, as they are also taste enhancers.
Excitotoxins: The Taste That Kills gives you information on Excitotoxins and why you should avoid them at all costs. It was written by a neurologist who believes that these toxins can cause dangerous medical conditions, especially in children and the elderly. Excitotoxins affect the brain in a negative way and the author believes they are responsible for brain tumors, Alzheimer's Disease, Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS) and other health conditions. He gives a detailed list of ingredients/additives to avoid when buying food.