Posts Tagged ‘msg’

Why Do We Call it Betsin/Vetsin ?

Have you ever thought vetsin (betsin) is a common name for monosodium glutamate, MSG? I thought it was! The right term is Ve-Tsin, not vetsin or betsin. It is a trade name, like the very popular Aji-No-Moto. It is manufactured by Tien Chu Ve-Tsin Chemical Limited. A Chinese chemical company that was established in 1929. […]

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Salt and MSG Replacement Dilemmas

Cutting on salt intake but never want to sacrifice food flavor? Well, a good salt replacement is MSG. As in use MSG instead of salt. The flavor loss by removing salt can be covered by the mentioned substance. There is more explanation to this than what your senses could perceived. According to wiki, the taste […]

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Dangers of MSG / Monosodium Glutamate

The following is a part of my post about, “No Preservatives Added Declaration“. ——————- 2. Monosodium Glutamate – It is a flavor enhancer made by fermentation of carbohydrate. Popular for giving food the umami flavor. I heard many testimonies about its bad effects but there are no solid evidences yet. ——————- JL was very kind […]

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