GLUTAMATE PHENOMENON? THE FLAVOR ENHANCER MYTH FROM THE MIDDLE KINGDOM.
Glutamate, good or bad? Many people fear glutamate because it has been linked to various serious medical conditions in the past. However, disease-causing effects have not been clearly proven. Discovered in Germany in 1888 and industrially exploited in Japan since 1908 The Chinese Restaurant Syndrome states that a high level of glutamate consumption leads to malaise To date, no pathological disease value has been proven for monsodium glutamate Too much glutamate consumption can lead to a lack of taste if the food is not seasoned Glutamate is the collective name