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>> Debunking the MSG Myth...

From the American Chemical Society:

Few ingredients come with as much baggage as monosodium glutamate. More commonly known as MSG, the compound has had a bad reputation for nearly 50 years, so we at Reactions felt it was time to clear its name. 61 more words

MSG Proven Highly Toxic: 1 Dose Causes Headache In Healthy Subjects.

Found everywhere as an additive in your food, new research has uncovered that this “flavor enhancer” is extremely toxic, causing a battery of adverse health effects within normal dietary ranges. 807 more words

NEWS

Why I Started To Avoid MSG?

I’ve been a fan of those junk food packed in bags, they never fail to give my taste buds some unexplained satisfaction. They’ve been a good mate of my tongue that whenever I see some in the market, my tongue will start to drool. 421 more words

Health

Migraine Sufferers Rejoice!

I suffered from migraines for a number of years, and the headaches became more and more frequent and more severe over time. I was determined to find the root of the migraines rather than just continue to treat them with prescription medications. 460 more words

Migraine

Sneaky Bandits: MSG & Gelatin

Have you ever wondered why your favorite Chinese food leaves you bloated or with a headache? You could be reacting to the flavor enhancer monosodium glutamate.   765 more words

Editorial

MSG or the Chinese restaurant syndrome

Very interesting Tabou subject.

Glutamate is everywhere in our natural food but also used as an additive of flavors in his processed stage. MSG

Unami has been re-discovered as the fifth taste in food and imply a strong concentration of glutamate in food. 76 more words

Food labeling loopholes and MSG explained

Food additives are not designed to improve foods, but to aid in the production process. Due to food laws, producers of products are legally allowed to leave out certain ingredients from their labels, as long as they have fulfilled their technical functions before the food is packaged. 470 more words

Dorota Trupp