Food: does MSG occur in nature?
Self-tutoring about food and taste: the tutor finds some facts about MSG.
MSG (monosodium glutamate) is a salt. Glutamate is the active ingredient, since sodium salts are always soluble.
Glutamates – even in the form MSG – occur naturally in many foods. Such foods are used to increase the flavour of a meal – particularly, the salty, rich flavour. Soy sauce, for instance, is a source of glutamate, as is cheese.
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Source:Oracle Tutoring by Jack and Diane, Campbell River, BC.