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Why is MSG so harmful and where it is hidden

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I just finished watching "Truth about cancer" documentary.  It was a well done and very informative doc-series. One of the things it came up was MSG.  
MSG - The Brain Destroying, Cancer Causing Ingredient Hidden In Your Food It!

is often disguised under many other names and therefore, you may not be able to detect it in a list of ingredients unless you know what to look for.  You will likely see that MSG is in almost everything processed: soups, chips, ramen noodles, gravy, sauces, salad dressings, corn oil, broth and so many other items.  I could not describe any better the worrisome effects of MSG than this article [...]

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Current EU approved Additives and their E Numbers

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E numbers are codes for substances that can be used as food additives for use within the European Union and Switzerland. The "E" stands for "Europe". They are commonly found on food labels throughout the European Union.

Food additives are ingredients added to foods for various reasons – for example, to make them last longer. Bromine is used as a food additive in flour and some fruit-flavored soft drinks. Unfortunately, bromine can have a negative impact on your thyroid gland. Bromine disrupts the thyroid gland and interferes with the production of thyroid hormones.  Because it’s so similar to iodine, bromine can take the place of iodine, which results in less iodine for the thyroid gland. This interferes with the thyroid’s ability to function and can lead to hypothyroidism. 

  • E100–E199 (colours)
  • E200–E299 (preservatives)
  • E300–E399 (antioxidants, acidity regulators)
  • E400–E499 (thickeners, stabilizers, emulsifiers)
  • E500–E599 (acidity regulators, anti-caking agents)
  • E600–E699 (flavour enhancers)
  • E700–E799 (antibiotics)
  • E900–E999 (glazing agents and sweeteners)
  • E1000–E1599 (additional chemicals)

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E Number Index

A list of food additives and their associated E Numbers. The additives are listed in groups for ease of reference.

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Source:
Wikipedia
UK food guide http://www.ukfoodguide.net/enumeric.htm

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