Today, an interesting article came up on my FB feed. Many of you probably saw it too.

First, let me tell you how MSG works. MSG acts as a nerve stimulant that changes the behavior of your taste buds. Known as a flavor enhancer, it has the power to make something nasty taste amazing!

Before, I used to have a lot of respect for restaurants who had “No MSG” signs on their windows. “No MSG” told me that I wouldn’t be tricked into thinking their food is good. Little did I know at the time that MSG (monosodium glutamate) has over 40+ hidden names..! (more…)