Debunking the Myth: Is MSG Bad for You?

By May 15, 2017 March 22nd, 2019 Videos
Is MSG bad for you

Is MSG bad for you

MSG has been a topic of discussion for years, but is it really as bad as some people make it out to be? Josh King has the answer (@abridgetoland). Source: USA Today

An excerpt:

“In the largest double-blind placebo study ever, researchers couldn’t get close to reproducing negative reactions to MSG.”

As noted in the video, “keep in mind, Chinese food contains a bunch of spices” which you could be sensitive to, especially if you don’t eat them very often.

“So about that Chinese food… the MSG isn’t going to be a problem,” the reporter concludes.

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