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  • Hello, subscribers.

  • Hello others.

  • David Hoffman, filmmaker.

  • And I'm about to show You an extraordinary clip by a woman who is nuts about MSG and the effective MSG on every person and on some people.

  • Really bad serendipity.

  • I'm at the beach with my family, and she's playing with her kid and my kids not to play with her kid.

  • And I said, What were you?

  • And she said, Well, I'm a scientist and my child has a reaction to MSG, which is so bad that people thought she was autistic when she was not.

  • And I said, Really, like, What's MSG a witty and get it, she said, everywhere with a simple market.

  • So I put that my go pro and I said, There, look, when you take me to the supermarket and show me the MSG in products off, we go into the supermarket, we go and you're about to see her showing me where Emma's she is, and a little scene at the front showing what her daughter was like before the mom got her off MSG.

  • So I don't know what your feelings are about MSG, but I've avoided it ever since, and I look at the labels.

  • Now when I see just how often it's there.

  • This is Brooke.

  • When she was three years old and diagnosed with autism.

  • Too loud sounds in her brain is how she described her agony.

  • Okay, go ahead.

  • You can get out.

  • And you are hearing Katie trying to understand her.

  • Katie is Dr Katherine Reed, a top Silicon Valley biochemist and the mom of Brooke and four other kids.

  • Brooke suffering is more than I could live.

  • So she tried all the traditional approaches to autism, hoping for a cure, but none work.

  • But Mommy has already tried to figure out what you want.

  • Applying her background in protein chemistry, Katie began experimenting with Brooks.

  • Diana, are you excited about school?

  • To her shock, she saw that Brooks autism behaviours were linked to many of the foods commonly consumed in the American diet.

  • Your favorite friends are so one by one, she removed each offending food and brooks autism just disappeared.

  • All right, so we're in front of a Safeway store and I want to show and share with you what I discovered where MSG was hiding.

  • And I found an absolute health benefit by removing MSG from our diet, and I just want to share with you.

  • Where is that musty in our food?

  • I can't Well, M and M's Eminence.

  • Okay.

  • What?

  • Yeah, so I'm It's definitely okay.

  • So, you know, MSG is actually in any gluten or lack or casing product to, so this is gonna have milks.

  • And for sure, we're gonna have case are MSG because we're gonna have processed milk in here.

  • What do you mean?

  • Well, I mean, it's skim milk.

  • And so because the milk is pasteurized, its gonna be its process, and it's creating MSG.

  • Wait.

  • Pasteurized?

  • Yes, because you're breaking down the casing protein, which contains a lot of atomic acid, and the free go atomic acid is MSG.

  • So really, any pasteurized milk is going to contain MSG, and this also has artificial flavors, which is another in a big MSG component.

  • What's his artificial flavors?

  • Me.

  • It's a good question, you know, And that's what I came to start asking myself is you know, what am I eating?

  • And I found the artificial flavors or natural flavors really doesn't tell you anything about what the food is and artificial flavors is is another way of having a lot of atomic acid in our foods, which is a mystery.

  • Flavors.

  • Natural natural flavors is natural, but there's a lot of things that are natural that are not good for us.

  • But glue.

  • Atomic acid is a natural, occurring amino acid, and this one doesn't even say natural.

  • This one says Artificial.

  • This is a no no.

  • I'm trying to avoid an mysteries I would never Eminem's.

  • There's not much candy in the market that I could ease.

  • Why are they putting MSG so many?

  • What's the reason that Emma's cheese Emma's gene is something that makes people think that the food tastes good?

  • It's an addictive component in food, and it's a neuro transmitter, so it excites our neurons, and it makes us think, Wow, this food tastes great.

  • And that's exactly the reason why people would put MSG in the food.

  • And at some point you put too much MSG in.

  • The food doesn't taste good, so food manufacturers will often put as much as they can possibly put in to give them a competitive edge over other food manufacturers, because people get addicted to the food and we'll continue to buy it.

  • So there's a competitive or marketing advantage to putting at musty in food.

  • But there was a health, you know, association or negative health association with MSG a while back called, you know, the Chinese syndrome and so forth.

  • And so food manufacturers were trying to think of another way to put it in the food without it being a blatantly label, this MSG.

  • And so there's about 50 different ways that MSU could be labeled.

  • And you really have to look at these ingredients and dissect every single one and say Wow, okay, that's another code word for MSG.

  • Okay, so this is an interesting one.

  • And here talk about just being blind.

  • So we've got sliced peaches.

  • Let's just see if slight speeches, you know in above itself is labeled.

  • Okay, so this is peaches water in sugar.

  • The issue with canned is the can tin or the 10 of the can doesn't taste very good.

  • So often the can Manufacturers will coat their cans with some chemicals, sometimes msg almost often at MSG.

  • So you really have to source your can and the people were.

  • The food manufacturers are putting food in the can have to say Oh, this candidate was not coated with MSG, so we're not even sure.

  • Even though this label says nothing that is a code word for Emma, she I'm not even sure because of the can.

  • So containers again should be inert and cans not necessarily innards in terms of not giving recipients are putting acceptance in our food.

  • Let's see if we can find a rice cake that doesn't contain MSG here because, you know, that's something that I typically try to.

  • D'oh so whole grain brown rice.

  • Great.

  • I could eat this.

  • That's it.

  • That's all that's in there.

  • And that's the thing is like the simpler the better.

  • Keep it simple because you know anything.

  • Usually more than five ingredients are gonna have investigated many crispy rice cakes.

  • Okay, let's strike that.

  • You know, it's really a lot of time is about market O.

  • C.

  • All of a sudden, I see the ingredients, and it's got more than five ingredients, so I know likely going to be in trouble here.

  • So off sugar rice pieces, um, corn with germ removed.

  • There we go, natural flavors.

  • There is that word natural flavor, and so I know it contains MSG natural flavors, really has been a way to disguise the amount of mystery that's going in food because there was such a heightened health alert MSG that I think food manufacturers air trying to find more clever ways to market and have their food tastes good cause M mystery is an addictive, you know, component and foods.

  • Um, and they want to make the food tastes good.

  • The MSG is hitting the neurons right on our tongue.

  • It excites them, and it makes us think, Wow, this food's great.

  • And when Pringles, like, really was doing the marketing about, you can't just eat one.

  • They weren't kidding.

  • You are addicted and you're going to consume more now.

  • Milk products would be fine.

  • Well, milk products, I would say I'm not doing any milk products because of the casing in there.

  • And the process casing is really generating a lot of free MSG or atomic asset use.

  • So cheese, sour cream, milk yogurts.

  • I'm completely steering away from all milk products.

  • It's very discouraging, but you can't have a milk product when so much is milk.

  • Yes, milk and glue, right?

  • So there's so much That's gluten Also is gluten connected MSG again because gluten has a protein contains a high amount of atomic acid, and it's always processed.

  • You're breaking down that protein into free go atomic acid.

  • And again, Freebo atomic acid is the same as a mystery.

  • There is something called Oxy grow that is sprayed on conventional fruits and vegetables.

  • Oxy grow contains industry, so even with fruits and vegetables, if you want to remove the MSG, you have to go to the organic cause it's forbidden to do that on the organic section.

  • Can you wash it off?

  • That's a good question.

  • It's actually grown with that.

  • And so you you know that it's penetrating some of the cell walls and the membranes in there, and so you know it's gonna be absorbed in there, and I don't know how much, but it's one of those things where they're spraying it.

  • It's hard to know how much is penetrating the skin.

  • His raisins, raisins, yeah, no raisins and figs.

  • If they're organic, are, you know, great amount so that the so again it's because it's conventional.

  • It's gonna have a lot of pesticides or the oxy grow on there.

  • So it's interesting that even though this is labeled as you know, crazy ins.

  • Cherry juice infused something it does have.

  • What we were trying to say before was the natural flavor there.

  • So this one even has MSG, so it's not even just your cranberry.

  • Urge your Cherries, so it's got natural flavors.

  • Citric acid is another one that contains MSG, and that's another one that surprised me.

  • Could citric acid?

  • Actually, it was something that I thought was preserving the food and preventing it from yellowing.

  • But because it's process from corn and under acid conditions, the corn protein is a contaminant and the protein gets broken down.

  • You got a lot of MSG in your citric acid banana chips and says banana flavour.

  • So if it was banana, they would say Banana banana flavor.

  • You can pretty much guarantee that's got MSG in it.

  • And so anything.

  • Banana flavor, raspberry flavor, natural raspberry flavor.

  • MSG.

  • Just another code word from Mr On.

  • And I do think each individual will have a certain sensitivity, but I think every single individual will have a toxicity to chemistry.

  • It's about what that is to certain people, and often people don't realize that they're earning experiencing a toxic effect, and it could be by chronic inflammation.

  • It could be headaches.

  • It could be symptoms already experiencing.

  • They have no ideas associated with MSG.

  • And so I do believe that every single individual has a toxic threshold to MSG, and it will.

  • Very.

  • There's no law against MSG.

  • No MSG is FDA approved, a cZ being safe.

  • And there's a lot of studies, you know, um, showing its contract controversial effects.

  • You know, I think there's been a lot of people who have gone out of their way to show that it's safe, but often times those were the ones that are the ones that are sponsoring it are the food manufacturers that are saying that it's safe.

  • And so you really have to look at who's sponsoring these scientific studies because somebody who has a a benefit financial benefit for the reason from the results typically won't be an unbiased study.

  • So this is the local market, and what I love about New Leaf is that it makes a lot of my health food choices for me.

  • It has waited out many of the options that I would not choose his options again.

  • I'm keeping off the gluten products and so cookies are going to be, you know, one of my my no no list.

  • They make my Uncle Reed products.

  • They do have gluten free products, and again, you have to be very careful when you say gluten free.

  • We're still looking for MSG, but gluten free allows me to know that I least I don't have the gluten component, which is a big MSG component.

  • Duties is A is a very popular, gluten free brand, but it's really your wonder bread equivalent, and again, it's not keeping it simple.

  • I know picking it up.

  • I've got a lot of ingredients that I'm sorting through here.

  • So evaporated cane juice, whole eggs, tapioca starch so far.

  • Okay, vegetable oil, lemon, Fla.

  • Vito.

  • I'm not even sure what that is.

  • Maybe it's a typo, maybe lemon flavored.