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Sunday, July 15, 2018

You Won't Add Too Much MSG In Your Food After Reading This

Monosodium glutamate , Vetsin

We add seasonings to add flavor to our dish while cooking. But did you know that not all seasonings are fit for human consumption? A recent study has shown that Monosodium glutamate (MSG or Vetsin) poses very serious health risks if we repeatedly eat food with lots of MSG.

The use of MSG or E621 became popular in Chinese and Japanese restaurants to enhance the natural flavor of their dish. Back then, in the early years of the 20th Century, studies regarding the bad effects of MSG is not yet conducted. Decades pass and E621 became a known addictive in almost all processed foods. The flavoring helped manufacturers to cut costs in production but it left serious health risks to the consumers.

The flavor enhancing properties of MSG alters our sense of taste and our appetite. Excessive MSG intake is known to cause obesity, high blood pressure and ailments in the digestive system. Apart from these health risks, there are also recent findings that MSG can cause mental health issues. Starting from migraines and even induce hallucinations.

We should cut our junk food consumption to avoid the risks of getting diseases from MSG. It is also suggested by dietitians that cutting MSG consumption will make you healthier. Spread this article to your loved ones by sharing it.

Written by Kent McGrath, Lucis Philippines contributor.

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