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3/28/08 11:38 P

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Autolyzed Yeast Extract is another name for MSG - and you'll find it "hidden" that way in a lot of processed foods (also beware of "spices" or "natural flavoring"). Go to the following link for a complete list:

http://www.rense.com/general35/hidd.htm

It's pretty scary how many things have MSG, but it's also such a relief that we have so many yummy natural foods to choose from, too!

I'm just saying... Kelley


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CECILIASMOM1 Posts: 22
3/28/08 2:11 P

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Sounds processed to me too. I wouldn't qualify it as Clean Eating mainly because of the sugar and the other ingredients towards the bottom. As an occasional treat, they may be fine, but I wouldn't use them as an everyday thing. I'll eat a Kashi bar as a treat once a week. It's natural, has whole grains, etc. etc, but they had to process whatever's in there in some way to get it to the shape and texture.

Have you tried Just Tomatoes snacks? I love their Peas and Corn.

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3/28/08 1:32 P

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Sounds awfully "processed" to me but I'm new at this.
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3/28/08 1:15 P

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My friend is a vegetarian and was telling me about Quorn products-mostly sold at healthfood stores. It is a product that uses Mycoprotein as its base. Although I am currently not a vegetarian I wonder if Quorn products would qualify as clean? Some of thier products look tasty.

An example of the ingredient list for their cranberry and goat cheese chik'n Cutlet:
Mycoprotein (30%), goat cheese (goat’s milk, salt, cheese culture, enzyme), vegetarian soft cheese (buttermilk, cream, salt, lactic acid culture), dried cranberries (cranberries, sugar, sunflower oil), batter (wheat flour, salt, canola oil), breadcrumb (wheat flour, yeast, salt, vegetable mono- and di-glycerides, ascorbic acid), water, onions, and sunflower oil. Contains 2% or less of egg white, potato maltodextrin, tapioca starch, dextrose, corn starch, autolyzed yeast extract, natural flavors from non-meat sources, citric acid, calcium lactate, pectin, gum arabic, onion powder, garlic powder, corn oil

Made from natural ingredients.


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