Saturday’s Secret: Week 20

Prior to Ajinomoto’s 1957 change in method for producing glutamate, it would have been rare for there to be sufficient glutamate in a normal diet to cause that glutamate to become excitotoxic (brain damaging). Today there is more than enough glutamate in processed and ultra-processed foods for it to become brain damaging if multiple servings of glutamate-containing foods are consumed during the day.

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