Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)
- What It’s Used In: Soups, Processed Meats, Canned Foods, Etc.
- Problems Caused: Metabolic Disorders, Neurotoxic Effects, Problems With Reproductive Organs
Likely the most controversial of all the dangerous ingredients on this list, Monosodium Glutamate is beloved by food companies. This is mostly due to being a useful food enhancer, often used in soups, processed meats, and canned vegetables. Of course, most will recognize the MSG content right away due to its salty taste (the sodium). While the U.S. FDA believes its safe, there is a lot of issues with it. Most feel it is the overexposure we have to them are the true problem. As they can cause metabolic disorders, obesity, neurological issues, and problems with reproductive organs.