Heart problem? High blood pressure? If you have been to your doctor and your now concerned about what you eat, good for you. Your awareness of a health problem is the first step in getting better.
So you Doctor probably told you about watching your salt intake. There is another ingredient you may want to watch out for. MSG monosodium glutamate. This food additive may well raise your BP. See Research in the us national library of medicine. If you eat out a lot you need to be on the lookout. Guess what it’s not just in Chinese restaurants. Almost all restaurants use it. It goes by different names. Also, it’s in many processed and packaged foods. This secret ingredient makes food taste better and you want to eat more of it. You can see why they would want to use it.