MSG and its importance to overall health

MSG gets a bad rap; it shouldn’t.   The important role of umami taste in oral and overall health There is a close relationship between an individual’s perception of umami taste and that individual’s physical condition. Our newly developed umami taste sensitivity test revealed the loss of only the umami taste sensation with preservation of…

Taste Phenotype Predicts Who’s the Boss

http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0046606 Eaton JM, Dess NK, Chapman CD (2012) Sweet Success, Bitter Defeat: A Taste Phenotype Predicts Social Status in Selectively Bred Rats. PLoS ONE 7(10): e46606. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0046606 Sweet Success, Bitter Defeat: A Taste Phenotype Predicts Social Status in Selectively Bred Rats Abstract For social omnivores such as rats and humans, taste is far more than…