Episode 9: MSG


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By Jonathan Steedman, APD, Jonathan Steedman, and APD. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Monosodium L-Glutamate (or MSG for those short on time) is responsible for providing the umami flavour found in most tasty foods.

Umami means “essence of deliciousness” in Japanese and, quite frankly. I couldn’t have put it better myself.

But what sort of impact does this “essence of deliciousness” have on your health? Is it worth the cost of admission? Are you a rodent?

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