Update on MSG

Update on MSG
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The reactions attributed to monosodium glutamate do not appear to hold up to scientific scrutiny.

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What about MSG? The scientific consensus has been that MSG is generally harmless.

But what’s the latest? Monosodium glutamate allergy—menace or myth? Myth.

Despite concerns raised in the 1960s, “decades of research have failed to demonstrate a clear and consistent relationship between MSG” and the kinds of reactions people typically attribute to it. 

To see any graphs, charts, graphics, images, and quotes to which Dr. Greger may be referring, watch the above video. This is just an approximation of the audio contributed by veganmontreal.

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Image thanks to Tracy Wong via Flickr

What about MSG? The scientific consensus has been that MSG is generally harmless.

But what’s the latest? Monosodium glutamate allergy—menace or myth? Myth.

Despite concerns raised in the 1960s, “decades of research have failed to demonstrate a clear and consistent relationship between MSG” and the kinds of reactions people typically attribute to it. 

To see any graphs, charts, graphics, images, and quotes to which Dr. Greger may be referring, watch the above video. This is just an approximation of the audio contributed by veganmontreal.

Please consider volunteering to help out on the site.

 

Image thanks to Tracy Wong via Flickr

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