Food addictives enhance flavour, but could be dangerous to our health

While MSG does occur naturally in certain foods, our high intake of processed food containing this flavour enhancer might not be good for our health. — Photos:

Fast foods, flavoured snacks and diet soft drinks are just some of the foods that contain troublesome substances called excitotoxins, that could be wreaking havoc on your personal health.

They are a category of chemicals that tend to overstimulate neuron receptors in your brain by inducing too rapid a firing of the impulses, leading to the death of those neurons or nerve cells.

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