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Ketchup

Ketchup ingredients (MSG and high fructose corn syrup) cause cancer

What you may have heard

Ketchup contains high fructose corn syrup and MSG for flavoring and sweetness.

What the science tells us

Numerous studies have shown that high fructose corn syrup is harmful to your […]

2022-08-25T14:46:12+00:00Categories: Diet & nutrition|Tags: , |

MSG—monosodium glutamate

Monosodium glutamate (MSG) causes cancer

What you may have heard

Consuming MSG increases your risk of cancer.

What science tells us

MSG is one of the most common food additives. Generally, MSG gives an umami (meat-like) scent and is often added to savory foods to […]

2022-08-25T15:15:05+00:00Categories: Diet & nutrition|Tags: , |