For Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)

Chemical Name: Sodium 2-Aminopentanedioate

What is MSG?

~ MSG is a neurotoxic chemical as well as a salt version of a glutamic acid.


- Once made by mixing glutamate with salt and water.

- Now made today from fermated sugar beet or sugar cane molasses.

What does it do, or what is it used for?

~ It is used as a flavor enhancer to give food an exceptional taste.

What types of foods is it designed to be used in?

~ MSG is commonly added to chinese food, canned vegetables, soups and processed meats.

What are some pro's of using MSG?

~ When using the perfect amount, it gives your food an extraordinary taste. Adding MSG to foods it activates receptors on our tongues, helping enhance the flavor of the food.



~ Researchers have found no definitve reasoning or evidence of a link between MSG and accused symptoms.


~ MSG can replace heavy seasonings in food while reducing the amount of table salt usages by up to 40 percent.