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MSG
June 4, 2014
Monosodium glutamate (MSG), the flavor enhancer common in processed foods, is being implicated as a significant cause of obesity and…
December 9, 2013
Did you know that umami and MSG are essentially the same thing? A look at the history of the two…
July 24, 2013
Think you're avoiding nasty food additives? They're sneakier than you may think and could be hiding in your favorite foods.
February 1, 2012
Food additives claim to enhance our eating experiences, but the toxic ingredients jeopardize our health instead. Do you know which…
January 26, 2012
The discovery of umami taste and isolation of MSG by a Japanese chemist has had a lasting influence on food…
October 17, 2011
Burger King’s Spicy Chick’n Crisp Sandwich is so cheap (at $1), they couldn’t even afford the “E” in chicken... Or…
September 27, 2011
Aside from the fact that fast food in general has nutritionally compromised food and a great knack at disregarding animal…
January 26, 2009
By design alone, canned ham can’t be organic. Unless there’s a bunch of square pigs running around somewhere! So, you…