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monosodium glutamate (msg) is often present on processed food. is it safe to eat?

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Dr. Steven Cohen
21 years experience Sports Medicine
Yes: Msg is a flavor enhancer that causes no problems for most people. Some individuals note side effects from msg including headache, flushing or stomach discomfort and they should avoid it for their personal comfort.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
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