MSG in standard & high-fiber diets: metabolic syndrome and oxidative stress in rats

While is a rat study, it has far reaching ramifications.  Read the conclusions.  MSG lead to overfeeding and increased oxidative stress.  MSG, aspartame/Nutrisweet and Splenda are believed to affect the appetite control system–the body thinks it’s getting nutrition but nothing comes so it slowly keeps asking for more.

I guess this would account for the increased risk of obesity with drinking diet soft drinks.  While this appeared in the mainstream media for a day or so, don’t expect to see too much more of it–that kind of news would bankrupt the diet soft drink industry.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.