Entries by Keith-Thomas Ayoob

MSG: Could It Mean “Maybe Something Good”?

Most people who would consider themselves nutrition-conscious, and certainly self-respecting foodies, would probably deny that they use or eat monosodium glutamate, or “MSG”.  It has a bad reputation as being dangerous, harmful, you name it.   Did you know you’ve been eating glutamate forever?  Here are a few facts about glutamate: ·         It’s the most plentiful […]

Avoiding the Freshmen 15

For new college students, “back to school” can mean a new school and a new living space as well, for those leaving home.  That usually means getting accustomed to all sorts of changes: dorm room, a roommate, and all that dorm cafeteria food. Dorm food has come a long way, and there are now tons […]