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All About MSG: What has MSG?

MSG is rarely labeled as MSG anymore because of the bad rap that it has portrayed over the last couple decades. They have resorted to calling it other names. Here are ingredients that ALWAYS contain glutamic acid. You may want to take a better look at the food labels and take heed: Glutamic acid Glutamate […]

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All About MSG: What is Monosodium glutamate?

Monosodium glutamate, also known as sodium glutamate or MSG, is the sodium salt of glutamic acid, one of the most abundant naturally occurring non-essential amino acids. MSG (monosodium glutamate) was discovered (1908) by Professor Kikunae Ikeda. He isolated this flavor from seaweed broth and called it Monosodium Glutamate. With the help of the Ajinomoto Corp […]

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The Benefits of Eating Organic

Because many people are now starting to realize the wonderful benefits of a healthier lifestyle, many are now opting for organic foods. If you are still having doubts on whether a diet consisting of organic foods is really worth it or not, here are some of the many benefits of eating organic: For a food […]

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What Is Going On With Gluten (Part 3)

They include our lack of genetic adaptation to grasses, and particularly gluten, in our diet. Wheat was introduced into Europe during the Middle Ages, and 30 percent of people of European descent carry the gene for celiac disease (HLA DQ2 or HLA DQ8), which increases susceptibility to health problems from eating gluten. American strains of […]

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What Is Going On With Gluten (Part 2)

*In Part 1 of this series on gluten, we took a look at what gluten is and how it is becoming more and more harmful to us. In Part 2, we take a look at just how gluten can destroy a body.* People with gluten sensitivity cannot properly digest gluten-based foods. The effects of consuming […]

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12 Foods That Reduce Inflammation (Part 2)

Last week we talked about the first 6 of 12 super foods that can reduce inflammation like Salmon, Cherries, and more. This week we’re wrapping it up with 6 more fruits, vegetables and even tea that are known to reduce inflammation and get you back on your feet! 7. Blueberries. These delectable fruits are chock-full […]

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