Here is how it looks like sodium glutamate E621 – an additive that is put in large amounts in almost all foods and is quite used in restaurants, and is added to intensify the flavor of food.
White crystalline powder, resemble a salt and sugar. Aqueous solution of it has the taste of soup with meat. It can be added to any food. Sodium glutamate leads to increased appetite, overeating and obesity.
Used to stimulate the cells in the brain, the effect is like a drug penetrates easily in the blood and brain and leads to a change in the genes responsible for the sense of taste.
Sodium glutamate is contained in all the sausage, salami, frankfurters, chips, prepared soups, cans, beer and many others. Safety body dose for an adult is 1.5 grams per day for children – are not more than half a gram.
Today it is used about 200 thousand tons per year of this supplement in the whole world. Symptom of overdose E621 is called Chinese restaurant syndrome and could be dizziness, migraine, visual disturbances, hormonal imbalance, nausea, weakness, dizziness, chest pain, and more.
It was discovered in 1907 in Japan Ikeda Kikunae, which experiments revealed that the substance enhances the taste of food.
It not only enhances the natural flavor of the products, but also improves the taste and aroma of canning, fast food, frozen products.