Monday with Maureen: MSG link to Autism?

Today’s article highlights an important question many of us have, “Is there a link between the food we eat & autism?”

Chemist Claims She Reversed Daughter’s Autism Symptoms

By Kate Seamons, FoxNews

A Bay Area biochemist thinks she’s found a sort of autism smoking gun: monosodium glutamate, or MSG.

It’s a chemical compound almost exclusively connoted with Chinese food, but Katherine Reid points out that it’s found in all but 5 percent of processed food, largely unbeknownst to us: It appears on the food label only about 1 percent of the time. Continue reading