What’s the DASH Diet All About?

important to reduce sodium intake

According to the U.S. government’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), a dietary regimen called the DASH diet was designed a number of years ago to help people lower their blood pressure… as well as offer other health benefits. Per NHLBI, DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) and is a balanced

Creamy Garlic Salad Dressing

Salad lovers will enjoy this easy to make, homemade salad dressing. The not-so-secret ingredient for savoriness: MSG of course! Recipe for Creamy Garlic Salad Dressing

The Inadequacies of Sound Bite Science

MSG, Umami, Glutamate News

Bites are good for eating—not so much for obtaining important nutrition and health information. “Sound bite” health and nutrition reporting abounds on the TV, radio, internet, even in magazines and newspapers. But of course snazzy headlines and clever blurbs don’t always equal accurate reporting. And MSG is no stranger to these sound bite reports, which

8 Tips for Using MSG in Cooking and in Recipes

Monosodium Glutamate - Successful in Savory Recipes

Where does MSG work best in recipes and in cooking? Think meats, poultry, seafood, vegetables, soups, casseroles, egg dishes, gravies and sauces.

Umami Recipe – Ginger Shrimp and Watermelon

Chef Sone has created this lively summer salad, which brings together each of the five basic tastes (including umami) to give a flavor both complex and revitalizing.