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MSG seasoning

Why You Shouldn’t Fear MSG

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“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, the seasoning is still often misunderstood, despite the articles and…

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Good Taste, Bad Taste, or No Taste

By Blog, News

by Althea Zanecosky, MS, RD, LDN During the Covid-19 pandemic, Google searches for phrases like “can’t taste food” spiked around the world. Most people do experience a temporary change in the flavor (and often the smell) of food with a…

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Umami Recipes

How You Can Help Asian Restaurants during the Covid-19 Crisis

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Since the outbreak of COVID-19, Asian restaurants have been closing at a significantly higher rate than other restaurants. Hateful rhetoric and acts of discrimination, fueled by unfounded fear, is impacting Asian Americans and their businesses, leading to an unprecedented drop in sales and closures at twice the rate of any other restaurant category.

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