The food ingredient exposed today is “M” for MSG or Monosodium Glutamate. MSG is a food enhancer in the form of salt. It is a processed food that comes from sugar beets. Most people know MSG to cause migraines. Some of the other health concerns MSG pose are:
1. Hives
2. Depression
3. Heart irregularities
4. Skin rashes

Foods that is more likely to have MSG in them than others are:
1. Certain spicy chips
2. Some soups
3. Chinese food
4. Deli meat
5. Hot dogs

To trick consumers, some others names have been created to make it hard to recognize MSG in products. MSG can also be known under the following names:
1. mono-potassium glutamate
2. sodium caseinate
3. yeast extract
4. maltodextrin