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MSG Isn't a Health Hazard

MSG gets a bad rap as possibly the worst food additive, said to cause symptoms like headaches and numbness—or, worse, silently kill you.  This infographic (png) 18 more words

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Monosodium Glutamate, aka MSG

Mentioning it is one of the easiest ways to get people to throw personal anecdotes at you like they’re scientific evidence. MSG’s bad reputation began in the late 1960s, when the author of a letter to the editor of The New England Journal of Medicine complained of what he called “Chinese restaurant syndrome” — numbness, weakness, and headaches, all of which he attributed to the MSG in Chinese food. 58 more words

Is MSG Bad for You?

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

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A Gourmet Recipe Source Is Now Recommending MSG

I recently looked up a recipe on Epicurious.com that was sourced from Bon Appetit magazine.  The vegetarian cucumber dish had a slight Asian flair and the cook and author of the recipe said, “If you haven’t cooked with MSG before, give it a try.”  I understand that many Asian cooking techniques have been influenced by the inclusion of MSG.   1,042 more words

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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

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