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October 4, 2022

Health Effects of Too Much Sodium in Your Diet

According to the American Heart Association, excess levels of dietary sodium (salt) may put you at risk for: Enlarged heart muscle Headaches Kidney disease Osteoporosis Stroke Heart failure High blood…
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August 25, 2022

Is MSG Actually Bad for You? Health Authorities Agree: Absolutely Not

"This flavor enhancer has a bad reputation that it doesn’t deserve." -- Cleveland Clinic "Most of those myths have been dispelled, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says…
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June 16, 2022

Dinner with Goop Campaign Addresses MSG Myths

Will the Queen of Clean Eating at Goop accept Jenny Yang’s invite to a healthy, MSG-seasoned feast? Can she be convinced to RSVP “yes” to dinner? A new campaign, called…
umami health benefitsFeaturedIn the News
April 6, 2022

Umami Foods Can Promote Healthy Eating Behaviors

Scientific research continues to document the many benefits of umami, most recently with regard to umami's role in nutrition among the elderly, appetite control and potentially weight management. One recent…
MSG seasoningFeaturedIn the News
August 31, 2021

Why You Shouldn’t Fear MSG, an Unfairly Maligned and Worthwhile Seasoning

"Monosodium glutamate, more commonly known as MSG, has been around for more than a century. A potent purveyor of umami, the fifth taste that people have dedicated entire restaurants to,…
fifth tasteFeaturedIn the News
August 17, 2021

What is Umami? Why the ‘Fifth Taste’ is So Difficult to Describe

"There's a lot to learn about the science and history of umami, but you also can learn a lot about it in a functional sense by trying different sources of…
cooking with less saltIn the NewsMSG
June 4, 2021

Can Umami Be a Useful Tool for Reducing Sodium in Meals?

Recent research published in the International Journal of Food Science & Technology addresses the question, "Can umami taste be an adequate tool for reducing sodium in food preparations?" The Brazilian…
msg reputationIn the News
April 12, 2021

MSG Isn’t Bad for You, According to Science

"Pass the MSG: Monosodium glutamate is just sodium and the amino acid glutamate, which is found in nature. Yet even after scientists have debunked MSG's supposed health effects, the stigma…
Know MSGFeaturedIn the News
December 3, 2020

New Ajinomoto “Know MSG” Campaign Challenges Assumptions about MSG

ITASCA, Ill., December 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ajinomoto Co., Inc., a leading producer of MSG committed to championing science and setting the record straight on the ingredient, today announced a…
Is MSG bad for youIn the News
October 19, 2020

Is MSG Bad for You?

Published in INSIDER / Health, October 16, 2020 Author: Elena Bruess "Dietitians say there is no scientific evidence that MSG is bad for you and is actually found in everything…
Less salt - use MSGFeaturedIn the News
August 13, 2020

MSG Promotes Significant Sodium Reduction and Enjoyment of Better-for-you Foods

A new study published in the Journal of Food Science suggests monosodium glutamate (MSG) can be used to significantly reduce sodium while also promoting the enjoyment of better-for-you foods like grains and…
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May 24, 2020

Help Asian Restaurants during the Covid-19 Crisis by Supporting #TakeOutHate

Covid-19 News Flash that you may not be aware of:Asian American restaurants have been hit particularly hard by the pandemic due to the unfounded fears surrounding the origins of the…