MSG SAfetY

 

2017

Umami: The Science and Lore of Healthy Eating

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

2006

Consensus Meeting: Monosodium Glutamate – An Update

European Journal of Clinical Nutrition

2003

Monosodium Glutamate: A Safety Assessment

Food Standards Australia New Zealand


 

Sodium Reduction

 

2016

Glutamate Contributes to the Reduction of Dietary Sodium Intake

International Glutamate Technical Committee

2010


 

SATIETY

 

2014

Umami Flavor Enhances Appetite but Also Increases Satiety

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition


 

AcAdemY of Nutrition and Dietetics, Evidence AnAlYsis LibrArY

 

2013

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Evidence Analysis Library

Questions Addressed:

  1. In children, is consumption of foods with umami compounds (such as MSG) associated with weight status?

  2. What are the adverse effects associated with consumption of monosodium glutamate (MSG)?

  3. In older adults, is consumption of foods with umami compounds (such as MSG) associated with weight status?

  4. In adults and older adults, does consuming foods with umami compounds (such as MSG) change intake of those foods?

  5. In adults, is consumption of foods with umami compounds (such as MSG) associated with changes in appetite-related sensations of hunger and fullness?

  6. In adults and older adults, does liking and acceptability of foods with umami compounds (such as MSG) influence appetite?

  7. In adults, is consumption of foods with umami compounds (such as MSG) associated with weight status?

  8. Does the addition of umami compounds (such as monosodium glutamate [MSG]) affect the palatability of foods?

  9. In adults is intake of foods with umami compounds (such as MSG) associated with a change in an individual's dietary macro- or micro-nutrient profile?

  10. In older adults, is there a relationship between food consumption with umami compounds (such as MSG) and change in nutritional status assessed by anthropometric measure, biochemical data, physical exam or diet evaluation?

  11. Without sacrificing taste, what is the effect of adding umami compounds (such as monosodium glutamate [MSG]) or foods rich in umami (such as soy sauce, fish sauce, etc.) on the sodium content in foods and/or sodium intake?


 

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