Excitotoxins: The Taste That Kills. “Excitotoxin: a substance added to foods and beverages that literally stimulates neurons to death, causing brain damage of. Excitotoxins has ratings and 41 reviews. Shannon said: Very, very Goood!!! I am allergic to (MSG)a.k.a. Mono-sodium- glutimate. It is in so many diff. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Excitotoxins – The Taste That Kills Excitotoxins – The Taste That Kills | Book overview written by: Eliza Fulton, 2 nd year.

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Excitotoxins: The Taste that Kills by Russell L. Blaylock

It switches back and forth between painfully thqt analogies and hiding out in the technical jargon. Just know when to stop telling them or you’ll have fewer friends. However, the food manufacturers continue to add an “even more dangerous product, hydrolyzed vetable protein, which contains three known excitotoxins and has added MSG.

Jul 02, LWDC rated it really liked it.

Oct 24, Sara rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Spicy Shrimp with Pesto Noodles. Recent nutritional studies have shown up to seventy-five per cent of adults in the United States have a significant magnesium deficiency.

Free Radicals and Calcium “The final common effect of exposure to excitktoxins doses of excitotoxic amino acids [is] the release of free radicals within the neurons triggered by the influx of calcium. Why would it be toxic? But please use good manners in commenting on my review.


The neurons didn’t all suddenly die at the same time, rather they slowly and silently deteriorated over many years. He suggests there may be few, if any, signs of a clinical problem at the time excitotoxin damage is occurring during the course of one’s lifetime.

Thus the people would be more vulnerable to the devastating neurodegenerative diseases.

Since reading it I have gone to lengths and still take measures to minimize my MSG intake. Adding to the problem, the famine could result in the natives having chronically low blood sugar. With proper restriction of glutamic acid in the diet,over time the voices ceased to where less medication was needed. Blaylock claims “the FDA has failed in its stated purpose of protecting the public from harmful substances being added to the food supply Get to Know Us.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Love this book, even though it is a bit scientific and ‘dry’. For a more medical perspective on the problems caused by excitotoxins, perhaps Philpott. After reading his book I did discover online an hour long video recording of this doctor speeching. Ultimately, it didn’t have enough purpose or readability for me to finish it.

This book provided adequate and fundamental information regarding ecitotoxins to the point kills I feel comfortable defining the terms for others.

I’m finding it a difficult read – very scientific with lots of details.

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In this way normally excluded excitotoxins from food can thf the brain. Jan 17, Fishface rated it liked it. This is particularly relevant in the case of such diseases as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease.


Much of the research he reviews seems to support the age-old adage, “you are what you eat. Needless to say, this “crash course in how the brain works” was very discouraging for me. However, if you can take away even partial understanding, your health will be improved.

Excitotoxins The Taste That Kills

Read more Read less. The same is true of Alzheimer’s disease. The author also reviews some of the problems he sees with research data purportedly showing the safety of MSG research which was funded by the glutamate industry.

When free radicals are not quenched they can stimulate the release of more excitotoxins from storage. Avoiding Excitotoxins In thee, Dr. Excitotxoins is not an “easy read” and I am an avid speed reader. This book is part of your essential education.

Peter Jannetta during Dr. Want to Read saving…. The brain has a rather remarkable ability to compensate for nerve cell damage and cell loss so that many diseases are not clinically apparent ecitotoxins a very high percentage of cells have been lost. I have read many other books on the subject, but, this is the best. Nov 29, Martha Smith rated it liked it Shelves: Jun 03, Anna added it Shelves: This too will add to the damage.