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Is takeout chinese food without msg low salt?
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Dr. Steven Cohen
Internal Medicine - Allergy
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not necessarily
Msg is a flavor enhancer which intensifies the flavors of food.
Salt is a food additive for flavor as well as preservation and is a different chemical compound-nacl.

In brief: Not necessarily
Msg is a flavor enhancer which intensifies the flavors of food.
Salt is a food additive for flavor as well as preservation and is a different chemical compound-nacl.
Dr. Steven Cohen
Dr. Steven Cohen
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Dr. Clarence Grim
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
In brief: Low salt Chinese?
47 F from philly asks: is takeout Chinese without MSG low salt.
ANS: NO! indeed Chinese is one of the highest salt sources you can choose. I recommend you get app Fitness Pal and track your sodium intake if you are seeking low salt items. I specialize in this and happy to do 2nd opinion to help more. get this book to do low Na diet right:ISBN: 0-7434-1007-6 Kindle Book-13: 978-1-43914-059-8

In brief: Low salt Chinese?
47 F from philly asks: is takeout Chinese without MSG low salt.
ANS: NO! indeed Chinese is one of the highest salt sources you can choose. I recommend you get app Fitness Pal and track your sodium intake if you are seeking low salt items. I specialize in this and happy to do 2nd opinion to help more. get this book to do low Na diet right:ISBN: 0-7434-1007-6 Kindle Book-13: 978-1-43914-059-8
Dr. Clarence Grim
Dr. Clarence Grim
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Internal Medicine
In brief: Not necessarily
MSG contains sodium but it is a flavor seasoning.
Salt can be added as a separate ingredient -- so important to ask the chef

In brief: Not necessarily
MSG contains sodium but it is a flavor seasoning.
Salt can be added as a separate ingredient -- so important to ask the chef
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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