Excitotoxins, The Taste That Kills
Russell L Blaylock MD
297 pages, softbound.
The taste that kills.
ex·ci·to·tox·in: a substance added to foods and beverages that literally stimulates neurons to death, causing brain damage of varying degrees. Can be found in such ingredients as monosodium glutamate, aspartame (Nutrasweet), cysteine, hydrolyzed protein, and aspartic acid.
How monosodium glutamate, aspartame (Nutrasweet) and similar substances can cause harm to the brain and nervous system and their relationship to neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS) and others.