Monthly Archives: August 2014

Food Science Facts and Myths: Is MSG Bad for You?

Long before wheat and sugar, a popular salt craze swept across America. Salt in this case was the popular monosodium glutamate (MSG) flavor enhancer, common in Chinese food, soups, and meats. Glutamic acid is also naturally present in our body. It was used as an additive from 1908, it gives …

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