Ever since a letter in a medical journal identified monosodium glutamate as the source behind unpleasant health effects dubbed “Chinese Restaurant Syndrome,” MSG has been tagged as an unwelcome addition to cooking. However, fans of MSG say there is no proof that it’s a hazard. National Public Radio correspondent Allison Aubrey investigates why MSG’s reputation can still be tough to swallow.
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Julia Perry is a journalist who has written about sports, education, and tech. She's also an avid hiker, runner, and swimmer.
She loves to make people laugh with her humor and always has a smile on her face. Julia loves to cook for others and has a fun side job as a personal chef at home.