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What kinds of foods contain msg? and how to avoid them?

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Dr. Joseph Accurso
Radiology 30 years experience
All kinds: Msg (monosodium glutamate) is the sodium salt of glutamic acid which is a naturally occurring nonessential Amino Acid that is very abundant. It is used as a flavor enhancer, and is found in all sorts of foods. To avoid, read the label. See the following link: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/monosodium_glutamate.

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