Msg And Its Effects On The Body

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MSG is known as monosodium glutamate and sodium glutamate. MSG is a sodium salt of glutamic acid. MSG was classified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as recognized as safe (GRAS) and as a food additive. MSG confuses the savory taste part of the tongue with free L-glutamate naturally found in foods. Industrial food manufacturers use MSG as a flavor enhancer because it blends well with other tastes and gives the total perception that it taste good. Other names for MSG are Ac’cent, Aji-No-Moto, and Ve-Tsin.

MSG forces the pancreas to make more insulin, and insulin is a vital hormones in the body. As body is a fragile balance of hormones, like any delicate ecosystem, one thing can be out of position. MSG is linked to making too much insulin, known as insulin resistance. There are many medical conditions are associated with insulin resistance. Now, I’m not telling you that all of them are caused only by MSG, but MSG might have some part to play in the increasing number, of people who are insulin resistant.

Type 2 Diabetes: the pancreas creates too much insulin this leads to insulin resistance, over time, is the body continues to make too much insulin in the body this can weaken the pancreas. Some individual can no longer produce enough insulin because of a weak pancreas, type 2 diabetes can develop.

Fatty liver: Fatty liver is strongly linked with insulin resistance. Accumulation of fat in the liver is an appearance of the chaotic mess of lipids that occurs with

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