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Famous Chinese food seasoning item which also supposedly cause neural damages if taken in excess is _________


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Monosodium glutamate

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Tartrazine

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Metanil yellow

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Himalayan black salt

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Solution

The correct option is A

Monosodium glutamate


Monosodium glutamate or MSG

Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is a flavor enhancer commonly added to Chinese food, canned vegetables, soups and processed meats. The glutamate functions as a neurotransmitter in the brain and increased activity of glutamate in the brain could also cause harm.


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