Russell L. Blaylock, MD, has written Excitotoxins: The Taste that Kills,1 in which he explains that certain amino acids when overly abundant in the brain can. According to Russell L. Blaylock, a neurosurgeon and author of Excitotoxins: The Taste That Kills, excitotoxins have also been linked to human neurological. Excitotoxins are everywhere, Blaylock said, hidden in food additives like MSG and aspartame, causing ailments like cancer, ALS, Alzheimer’s.

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He noted that MSG is especially toxic to unborn and young children because they do not have the fully protected blood brain barrier and there brain is still developing.

My hlaylock gripe is that it seems to be geared eccitotoxins incitement and fear-based tactics to inform. Excitotoxicity is a neurological symptom of an underlying problem, like a stroke or a spinal cord injury where constant, aggressive overstimulation in nerve cells eventually causes those cells to die.

But please use good manners in commenting on my review. The Taste that Kills. He acknowledges the troubling reality: Nutritional Counseling Free Consultation. Also, fresh water was scarce so the precautionary measures were often abandoned or at least abbreviated. Once you’ve read this book, triple check your cupboards because most packaged foods have these mystery ingredients in them, even your favorite ‘health’ foods. He has continued a close personal friendship with Dr.

Excitotoxins: The Taste that Kills by Russell L. Blaylock

Lists with This Book. Your Gut’s Gone Viral. Loginregister or request a new password. Panic struck and the American Dental Association had to ask dentists not to remove perfectly safe fillings from needlessly scared patients. In fact, more educated people were more likely to use alternative medicines. Like many others, Blaylock enthusiastically picked up the anti-vaxxer party line.

Kempe climbed the Himalayan mountains at age 87, a testament of his robust health and enduring love of adventure. As a side note, I also enjoyed learning a lot about how the brain works, not to mention its incredible powers to heal itself and function after irreversible damage.


Wild Caught Marine Collagen. I am not worried that I will be struck dumb anytime soon, but I am certainly sold on the blayloc, that these are substances that really shouldn’t be added blaaylock our foods simply to improve taste and sales.

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Excitotoxins: The Taste that Kills

After reading this book, I made significant changes in my diet. But I really enjoyed this book. It would seem obvious blzylock to the layman that you would not use a control substance to compare to a known toxin if the control contained the same class of chemical toxin. I think there is a lot to be said for what’s in this book, but it is written in alarmist fashion which damages its credibility. Discussed the effects of MSG, Aspartame and hydrolyzed vegetable protein on the brain in relation specifically to Alzheimer’s, ALS, Parkinson’s, and other neurodegenerative diseases.

Jul 02, LWDC rated it really liked it.

Antibiotics and Food Allergies. Found this book very informative, worthwhile reading, but had to skim through much of it to get to the parts that were my reason for reading this and that interested me most.

Inhe published Natural Strategies for the Cancer Patientwhich showed the dangers of chemotherapy against better, more natural treatment options like fresh vegetables and supplements.

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And finally, does this quack really believe his own crap? Blaylock has written and illustrated three books.

The first chapter is optional Together they developed the transcallosal removal of intraventricular tumors, which is still used today. But, when they repeated this study and measured the amount of phenylalanine in particular areas of the brain they found the phenylalanine tends to accumulate in the critical areas of the brain so that while the whole brain has normal phenylalanine levels, these critical parts of the brain have very high phenylalanine levels.

We know that lead exposure can easily disrupt the blood-brain barrier. It admittedly lacks the hand of a good copyeditor, but otherwise it’s an excellent balance of scientific evidence explained for the non-scientific reader. Free Radicals and Calcium “The final common effect of exposure to large doses of excitotoxic amino acids [is] the release of free radicals within the neurons triggered by the influx of calcium.


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Aside from being harmful — more than enough reasons to avoid foods with any additives. These substances pass through the placenta to developing children, and are known to cause acute symptoms of weakness, headaches, and muscle cramps while exciting brain cells to the point of killing them, leaving lesions on the brain.

He explains how clinical medicine is about 30 years behind the research field and stressed the need for physicians to explore more of this research before blayloxk recommendations to their patients. Dementia not as prevalent there. For the past 25 years he has practiced neurosurgery in addition to having a nutritional practice. June 24, at 6: Strangely however, I disagree with some of the author’s claims regarding original MSG.

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If you would like to donate to Food Integrity Now, click here. There are those who will lie, over and over, for years and years, just to line their pockets. The entire idea of mercurial toxicity from fillings has now been debunked.

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Thanks for having Dr. He includes remedies to counteract the effects of this aluminum that we are breathing due to the massive amount of stratospheric aerosol geoengineering evidenced around the world. It excites our taste buds and can make bland food taste wonderful.