Blog, Travel & Health

Travel Tips: How to Avoid MSG in Asia

I love traveling and I love trying new foods, but I do not love MSG. Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) is a flavor enhancer commonly found in most Asian cuisines, and I've been dosed more than once while traveling in southeast Asia this year.  I have an extreme allergy to MSG, resulting in migraines and flu-like body aches … Continue reading

Blog, Food Politics, Health & Wellness

Why MSG Is Toxic And How You Can Avoid It

Monosodium Glutamate. Most likely when you hear the word you probably think Chinese food, right? But ladies and gentlemen, MSG is found everywhere, including many items you find on the shelves of your neighborhood grocery store. MSG is found in many canned foods, soups, and processed meats. Companies throw MSG in to enhance their flavor, … Continue reading