Chemophobia & The Myth of MSG

By Science & Food | July 4, 2013 10:30 am

MythOfMSG

Chemistry professor Michelle Francl challenges our culture of chemophobia, while Harold McGee addresses some common misconceptions about “Chinese restaurant syndrome” and MSG.

Don’t Take Medical Advice From the New York Times Magazine – Slate

The Myth of MSG with Harold McGee – Mind of a Chef (PBS) via YouTube

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