The MSG Cure

Schoenberger, Chana R.
March 2008
Forbes Asia;3/10/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p31
The article focuses on studies initiated by Kunio Torii, the world's leading experts on monosodium glutamate (MSG) and is the highest-ranking scientist at Tokyo food company Ajinomoto, which show monosodium glutamate can fight world hunger and lose weight. In 2007, the Torii lab in Kawasaki proved that administering glutamate directly to the stomach, might trick the body's metabolic pathways into thinking that they are getting regular food. Other studies on MSG initiated by Torii are discussed.


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