FOOD, FACTS and FADS

Exploring the sense and nonsense of food and health

Umami and MSG ?

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Do you like umami? You may be surprised.  Here is the definition:

“a category of taste in food (besides sweet, sour, salt, and bitter), corresponding to the flavor of glutamates, especially monosodium glutamate. ORIGIN Japanese, literally deliciousness.

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It may have gotten a bad name in the form of monosodium glutamate or MSG. For the facts on MSG,

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