You are correct. MSG can be found in many foods not labeled as MSG. Not only in yeast extract but foods that contain soy too. I do a lot of reading labels and try to stay away from a lot of processed foods. I eat a lot of fruits and veggies during the day and try and cook foods at home in the evening even if its just throwing chicken in the oven.
It took me a while to distinguish the MSG connection. I started noticing it a few years back when I noticed I was ill on a certain day of the week which happened to be the day that we would order chinese food in at work. My symptoms would usually start around 3 or 4pm and I was very ill. The nausea and gas were the biggest GI problems and I would notice stomach noises but not too much sloshing. My doc told me about
the possible MSG connection and once I started eliminating the food, my symptoms were gone.
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