Association of monosodium glutamate intake with overweight in Chinese adults: the INTERMAP Study.

@article{He2008AssociationOM,
  title={Association of monosodium glutamate intake with overweight in Chinese adults: the INTERMAP Study.},
  author={Ka He and Liancheng Zhao and Martha L. Daviglus and Alan Richard Dyer and Linda Van Horn and Daniel B. Garside and Liguang Zhu and Dongshuang Guo and Yangfeng Wu and Beifan Zhou and Jeremiah Stamler},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2008},
  volume={16 8},
  pages={
          1875-80
        }
}
Animal studies indicate that monosodium glutamate (MSG) can induce hypothalamic lesions and leptin resistance, possibly influencing energy balance, leading to overweight. This study examines the association between MSG intake and overweight in humans. We conducted a cross-sectional study involving 752 healthy Chinese (48.7% women), aged 40-59 years, randomly sampled from three rural villages in north and south China. The great majority of participants prepared their foods at home, without use… CONTINUE READING
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