Reconsidering the effects of monosodium glutamate: A literature review

@article{Freeman2006ReconsideringTE,
  title={Reconsidering the effects of monosodium glutamate: A literature review},
  author={Matthew Freeman},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners},
  year={2006},
  volume={18},
  pages={482–486}
}
  • Matthew Freeman
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Purpose: This article reviews the literature from the past 40 years of research related to monosodium glutamate (MSG) and its ability to trigger a migraine headache, induce an asthma exacerbation, or evoke a constellation of symptoms described as the “Chinese restaurant syndrome.” Data sources: Literature retrieved by a search using PubMed, Medline, Lexis‐Nexus, and Infotrac to review articles from the past 40 years. Conclusions: MSG has a widespread reputation for eliciting a variety of… CONTINUE READING

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