Monosodium Glutamate Facts aka MSG Should To Know

Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)

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Monosodium Glutamate aka MSG is familiar to indonesian ears. One of the food flavorings also called vetsin is always associated with various sets of adverse effects forsehetan.

The following are some of the adverse effects often associated with MSG consumption:

Msg Causes Obesity

The first fact about MSG is that it is able to cause obesity. This is known from the results of studies conducted by injecting high doses of MSG in mice. After a while, mice injected with MSG turned out to experience a significant increase in weight.

It looks convincing, but this has not been proven to happen to humans. So if in mice it does manage to make obesity, but in humans it is still uncertain.

Msg Increases Appetite

There are several conflicting studies, where the first study mentioned that MSG can suppress hormones that will later twist a person’s appetite (Catecholamines), but the second study mentions that MSG actually has the opposite effect of adding appetite.

MSG Can Trigger Cancer

This research was conducted by a scientists and stated that excessive consumption of MSG can increase the growth of cancer cells in the body. But unfortunately he still can not be sure of the findings so other research is still needed.

So, until now MSG is still not certain as one of the substances that plays a role in the process of forming cancer cells in the body, in addition to the 3 things that have been mentioned there are several other things that are closely related to msg consumption but have not been scientifically proven.

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MSG Side Effects:

  1. Dizziness /Headache
  2. Nausea and Vomiting
  3. Tingling or numbness
  4. Chest pain
  5. Cancer
  6. Decreased Brain Function

After knowing the various facts about MSG, it does not do any wrong to add MSG to the food,but it should be restricted and do not get too much. Because it’s certainly an exaggeration this is not good for the heinous.

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