Does “MSG” really cause hair loss?

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“Don’t eat a lot of instant noodles. Your hair will fall out.” Have you ever heard a sentence like this since you were a child? Adults often do not let children Like we eat too much instant noodles. Because they don’t want us to eat too much MSG.

Eat a lot of Monosodium glutamate Does it really make your hair thick? If it’s so dangerous, why is there so much MSG as an ingredient in many foods on the market? Aside from hair loss, are there any other dangers of MSG? Sanook Health has the answer for you.

What is MSG?

Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is composed of sodium (salt) and glutamic acid. (A type of amino acid) MSG is obtained by fermenting sugarcane molasses. or sugar from cassava flour which is a natural raw material and the final product will be pure white crystals Easily dissolves in water and goes with all kinds of food. สมัคร ufabet

MSG is popular as an ingredient that enhances the taste of food. Or as we call it in local language, it makes the food more delicious and mellow. So we found Monosodium glutamate from street food restaurants. to food production plants and many different ready-made snacks

Monosodium glutamate, eating a lot causes hair loss?

Eating a lot of Monosodium glutamate It doesn’t cause hair loss or baldness at all. It does not appear in medical journals. or any research results at all. Many people associate hair loss with causes that may arise from food. MSG has therefore become a defendant according to beliefs that have been received since our parents’ generation. But in fact, the main cause of hair loss is caused by abnormalities of the hair follicles on the scalp and the hair itself, so this belief is not true. mama

Danger from MSG

Although MSG does not cause the fruit to fall off. But we were forbidden from childhood not to eat too much MSG. Because from a medical journal There have been many reports of abnormal symptoms in people who eat foods containing Monosodium glutamate. From minor abnormalities to serious symptoms.

  • Parched, thirsty
  • Have an allergic reaction to Monosodium glutamate, dry mouth, numb tongue, numb arms, back, and neck. Muscle weakness, heart palpitations, chest tightness, red face, to the point of fainting.
  • stimulate asthma symptoms and migraine attacks