Introduction: Monosodium glutamate (MSG) adverse reaction


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Monosodium glutamate (MSG) adverse reaction: Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is a food additive used as a flavor enhancer. It is commonly used in Chinese food. A small percentage of people react adversely to eating this additive.

Monosodium glutamate (MSG) adverse reaction: Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is a flavor enhancer, and, when consumed in large amounts, can cause flushing, sensations of warmth, headache, facial pressure, chest pain, or feelings of detachment in some people. These transient reactions occur rapidly after eating large amounts of food to which MSG has been added. 1

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1. excerpt from Food Allergy and Intolerances, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID

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