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“While MSG been blamed for a host of health issues, the most serious claims have been largely debunked by research.”

“Still, although MSG is a commonly used ingredient, it remains controversial and people continue to wonder if it’s truly safe to eat.”

Article published in AARP magazine, March 8, 2022.
Is MSG Getting a Bad Rap?
by Aaron Kassraie, AARP reporter

More direct quotes from this article:

msg health“The short answer, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is yes: MSG is generally safe when eaten in moderation. While some people may experience mild symptoms after consumption, the additive is cause for no long-term health concerns.”

William Lendway, a chef and assistant professor at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island, “advises home chefs who want to experiment with MSG to start by adding about a half teaspoon to a pound of meat or to an entrée that serves four to six people. In the end, how much MSG to use is a matter of personal preference.”

Read the full article here.