This food additive has been linked to migraine headaches and hyperactivity in children. If you see the word hydrolyzed in an ingredients list, the product contains MSG. Be on alert for the following, which also signal MSG.

Autolyzed yeast

Calcium caseinate



Glutamic acid

Hydrolyzed protein, such as vegetable protein

Hydrolyzed soy protein

Hydrolyzed wheat protein

Monopotassium glutamate

Monosodium glutamate

Sodium caseinate

Textured protein

Yeast nutrient