Health Tips: MSG Disadvantages

Posted by | November 18, 2012 | Uncategorized | No Comments
Monosodium Glutamate Disadvantages
Monosodium Glutamate (also known as MSG or E621) is a food additive that makes your food tastier. But this chemical flavor enhancer which is very common in fast foods, snacks, canned foods and frozen foods, has many disadvantages and can cause headaches, dry mouth, flushing, tightening of facial muscles, numbness, tingling, chest pain, heart palpitations, nausea and general weakness and also hair loss.

Try to avoid taking daily Monosodium Glutamate. If you are cooking at home, add no or less MSG to your food. If you are eating outside, ask for no MSG foods or before you order your food, check the ingredients of your food.

Don’t forget that MSG also known as Monosodium Glutamate (Mono Sodium Glutamate) and its chemical code is E621. Some snacks or canned food only put it’s chemical code (E621) in their ingredient list.