Ex-ci-to-tox-in: a substance added to foods and beverages that literally stimulates neurons to death, causing brain damage of varying degrees. Can be found in such ingredients as monosodium glutamate, aspartame (NutraSweet(R)), cysteine, hydrolyzed protein, and aspartic acid. Citing over five hundred scientific studies, Excitotoxins explores the dangers of aspartame, MSG, and other substances added to our food. This is an electrifying and important book that should be available to every American consumer.
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Russell L. Blaylock, MD, board-certified neurosurgeon, recently retired as a clinical assistant professor of neurosurgery at the Medical University of Mississippi. He practiced neurosurgery for more than twenty-four years and ran a successful private nutritional practice. He has contributed to medical textbooks, and he serves on the editorial staff of the Journal of the American Neutraceutical Association and on the editorial board of the Journal of the American Physicians and Surgeons.
Tom Weiner, a dialogue director and voice artist best known for his roles in video games and television shows such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Transformers, is an Earphones Award winner and Audie Award finalist. He is a former member of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.Review:
''Detailed and well-researched, yet is written in such a fashion the non-medical person will come away with a good understanding of the subject.'' -- Medical Sentinel
''Excitotoxins is a valuable contribution to the understanding of the brain, and the need to protect it from assaults that result in various health problems and diseases.'' --Townsend Letter for Doctors
''Upsetting, yet it is responsibly researched and well argued. It opens a fresh view on the hazardous relationship of food (in this case, the wrong food) and brain health.'' --Alternative Medicine's Reviews
''This is an electrifying and important book that should be available to every American consumer.'' -- Wilson Library Bulletin
''This text will be of most interest to those serious about protecting their health, as well as to medical professionals.'' -- Biosis
''Blaylock releases a well-researched bombshell.'' --Book News
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