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NATASHA: So what is this?!!!! I’ve just been to the dustbin and found 15, yes that’s right, 16 empty pot noodle pot’s. What on earth has been going on while i have been sweating blood sweat and tears over SAT’S? 58 more words

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MSG: Monosodium Glutmate and the Power of Folklore

MSG, or monosodium glutamate, is perhaps the most ostracized food ingredient alongside the much-maligned gluten. MSG’s origins are described in the Japan Patent Office site as: 664 more words

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Umami: Cleverest Marketing Scheme?

What’s umami?

It’s a flavor variously described as savory and satisfying and rich. Foodies and scientists alike are calling it the “fifth taste,” an official category of flavor recognized by specialized taste receptors in the human mouth.

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A Perspective on Drinking Water – What We’re Really Drinking and its Importance

Additions to drinking water have been a hot topic for many years. Many of us go to the kitchen and pour ourselves a glass of water in belief that it is quenching our thirst, hydrating our bodies and boosting our bodily health; all of which I believe to be very true. 3,870 more words


What is Monosodium Glutamate?


Monosodium glutamate (aka MSG) is a flavor enhancer commonly added to Chinese food, canned vegetables, canned soups, stock or broth, seasonings/flavorings, and processed meats.  Although the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has classified MSG as a food ingredient that is “generally recognized as safe” (GRAS), the use of MSG remains a controversy.   198 more words

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What is MSG?

Everyone’s heard of the term ‘MSG’, but most of us don’t have a good understanding of what it is or why there’s controversy associated with it. 728 more words

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