Processed free glutamic acid is the sharp end of Monosodium Glutamate [MSG], an ‘excitotoxin’ chemical which confuses the body into thinking it is receiving healthy proteins when in fact it largely isn’t. It is found in almost every high street brand.
There are now very clear and strong links between Monosodium Glutamate [MSG] and obesity because of the way it affects the mind and body, and although it is sold as a flavour enhancer, it is in fact one of the best anti-appetite suppressors out there, meaning the more you eat, the more you want to eat.
Rather than some celebrity diet or excessive exercise regimes, Audrey Hepburn’s figure was a result of poor health having spent a long period in hiding in Nazi-occupied Holland during the second world war. A period that involved near starvation.