MSG is a flavor enhancer that is responsible for inducing the umami flavors on our tongue.

Monosodium glutamate is the sodium salt of glutamic acid, one of the most abundant naturally occurring non-essential amino acids. 

Outline

Safety

  • Short term health concerns
  • Long term or serious health concerns

Sources

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJw8r_YWJ9k
http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/expert-answers/monosodium-glutamate/faq-20058196
https://www.pri.org/stories/2014-10-03/science-suggests-msg-really-isnt-bad-your-health-after-all


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Posted 3 years ago | Edited 21 months ago