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Old 02-11-2009, 06:29 AM   #1
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Did anyone see the Food Detectvie episode on FN last night ?

If this guy is right then all that I have heard and read about the woes of msg may be over exagerated.

I have been eating it for years in my favorite steak seasoning but I have been trying to steer clear as much as possible.

According to this fellow, the whole issue started with one doctor complaining of a headache after eating chinese food.
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My SIL is an MD. He told me he would rather see people that can use MSG do so rather than salt.
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I loved when the the one woman said that she was AFU from the MSG and she never had it!

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It also on every Lays product on the market. & it aint listed on the bag? I wonder why.
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MSG?

When I do eat something that contains it, I RUN to the John within 15 minutes!!!
And, I am NOT making that up.

It also makes my heart RACE within minutes and salt doesn't.

That's just me. Some people like it and it doesn't bother them
Me? I can't eat it.

As far as BBQ goes. If you start with good meat, use a rub with ALL natural ingredients and know how to smoke it, you DO NOT need a flavor enhancer, such as MSG!!!
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Old 02-11-2009, 10:16 AM   #6
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Re: MSG?

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When I do eat something that contains it, I RUN to the John within 15 minutes!!!
And, I am NOT making that up.

It also makes my heart RACE within minutes and salt doesn't.

That's just me. Some people like it and it doesn't bother them
Me? I can't eat it.

As far as BBQ goes. If you start with good meat, use a rub with ALL natural ingredients and know how to smoke it, you DO NOT need a flavor enhancer, such as MSG!!!
ALL natural ingredients? MSG is a tree bark.
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Old 02-11-2009, 05:57 PM   #7
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It doesn't make me run to the john, but the stuff does give me a head ache.
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Old 02-12-2009, 08:10 AM   #8
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Tree Bark?

Me and the guys want to know just exactly which tree bark MSG comes from.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monosodium_glutamate
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Old 02-12-2009, 09:13 AM   #10
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Thanks 007. I got all that and read through it all.

I did not see in that article anything about the tree bark that produces MSG that Pigs On The Wing was a talkin' about.

But, I found it.

MSG comes from the MoooSoooGumby Tree found only in Southern Etheopia near a small lake called YoMama Lake.

In its natural form, and if taken in large quantities, it can cause unruly hair growth on farm animals such as Goats and Sheep.

I would try and stay away from that stuff.

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