Savory Salad Recipes — Get Your Green(s) On

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Here you’ll find some of our favorite salad recipes that have been featured in our Savory Cuisine Corner on MSGdish. Whether you’re looking for hearty main dish salad recipes such as Chicken Sesame Salad, or lighter, nutritious salads such as Vermont Spinach Salad, these salads will delight you — and any salad-lover!

Savory Foods Can Promote Healthy Eating Behaviors

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Scientific research continues to document the many benefits of umami, most recently with regard to umami’s role in appetite control and potentially weight management.

Researchers have found that consuming a broth rich in umami — or savory taste — can cause subtle changes in the brain that promote healthy eating behaviors and food choices, especially in women at risk of obesity.

Specifically, this new study suggests that obese people could benefit from eating savory foods such as an umami-rich broth with MSG before a meal, to decrease food intake.

New Research Shows Little Association between Migraines and Chocolate, Nitrates, MSG

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Chocolate, MSG, and other foods commonly thought to trigger migraine were found to have little relationship to headache onset when patients kept systematic track, based on new research presented at the American Headache Society annual meeting, in June 2018.

Summer Grilling Recipes Shout “Savory” and “Umami”

Summer grilling recipes

With the lazy, hazy days of summer upon us, we thought it might be a good time to bring back three tantalizing summer grilling recipes from past MSGdish.com blogs.

But first, here are a couple informative quotes from past blogs offering summer grilling recipes that should make you want to try all three recipes.

Food Flavor Fireworks

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Watermelon is my favorite summertime treat: cold, juicy, and sweet. Last year, at a July 4th get-together, as I was cutting up watermelon, another holiday party guest suggested I sprinkle my slice with a pinch of salt. I thought “salty watermelon?” I’m a dietitian who encourages people to cut down on salt! But sure enough: instead of tasting salty, the watermelon popped with sweetness.

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