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my mother in law has celiac and she states abolutely no msg. I have been reading hear that some people are ok with it? I am confused. My husb is asymptomatic, so we can't tell by how he feels. What are your thoughts?

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my mother in law has celiac and she states abolutely no msg. I have been reading hear that some people are ok with it? I am confused. My husb is asymptomatic, so we can't tell by how he feels. What are your thoughts?

Form a pure Celiac point of view MSG is fine BUT MSG causes problems in many ppl, reguardless of Celiac, so you might want to aviod it anyways.

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MSG is an excitotoxin or neurotoxin. It kills brain cells. Google MSG dangers and the safty of it as well. Take all the info you find and make your own decision as to whether or not to continue to consume this additive. I have eliminated it entirely from my family's food. MSG is gluten free.

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Although the name is misleading, MSG is safe for Celiacs. I have heard many bad things about MSG, but like mentioned above, it is gluten free. I eat products that contain MSG.

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MSG is actually a chemical. It chemically changes (tricks) your brain into thinking that the food you are eating, tastes better than is does. <_< It is gluten free, but some celiacs respond badly to it, maybe we are extra sensative. It is a terrible product. For some people it can actualy induce psycotic episodes. It makes certain foods very addictive (cravings). Watch out for companies that say "no MSG added". Of course that could meen that they don't add any on site but that the products they get from the main company come with MSG in it already.

Wendy :D

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I always thought that MSG worked by making the tongue more sensitive to the taste of foods it is added to. Anyway, I agree that it is not good for people.

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I think of MSG as poison. I react to some chemicals and MSG is one of them....it has nothing to do with gluten...its just plain bad.

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MSG is a flavor enhancer. But you know what else is? Salt. ;-) I'll stick with salt. (Until I have sodium induced high-blood pressure? :-) ) Or just plenty of flavorful foods and herbs.

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