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MSG Facts: A to Umami

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The International Food Information Council Foundation (IFIC) has published an informative fact sheet titled “Monosodium Glutamate (MSG): From A to Umami.” The fact sheet, which has been favorably reviewed by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, can be downloaded here….

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Recipes with MSG Keep You Full Longer

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Researchers at the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom, have demonstrated that umami seasoning – a combination of monosodium glutamate (MSG) and inosine 5′ monophosphate (IMP) – not only made their test dish (soup) more tasty and appetizing but…

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David Chang: “MSG and Umami”

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David Chang, the renowned chef and owner of Momofuku restaurant group, often speaks about umami taste and MSG, addressing what he considers the vilification of MSG head-on. Watch his lively and provocative presentation from a few years ago at MAD…

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