Top 10 Most Dangerous Food Additives You Should AVOID
Definition: This type of salt comes from an amino acid called glutamic acid; it’s mainly used to enhance the flavor and texture of canned or pre-packaged foods.
Multiple studies performed on mice proved that this additive can damage brain cells in the long run; however, the FDA dismissed the study claiming that there’s no such effect on humans.
Interestingly enough, though, the FDA is also receiving tens of complaints for muscle weakness, headaches and nausea caused by foods which contain this ingredient.
Additionally, monosodium glutamate is proven to affect the production of a hormone responsible for satiety – namely the one that lets you know you’re full. As a result, you’ll end up eating more than you should and gain extra pounds in no time.
Found in: canned soups, chips, foods with beef or chicken flavors