Knowledge and Awareness of Monosodium Glutamate (Ajinomoto Salt) among Students
Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International,
The aim of the study is to evaluate the knowledge and awareness of monosodium glutamate(MSG) (Ajinomoto salt) among dental students. A cross-sectional study was conducted among 100 dental undergraduate students in Chennai. A pre-structured questionnaire was used for the survey. The responses were obtained and the data were extracted and analyzed statistically for understanding about MSG among students as well as their attitudes toward MSG. 56% of participants were aware and 25% were not and the remaining 19% of participants were heard somewhat. We concluded that the level of awareness about the health hazards caused by the consumption of products containing Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) as a food additive was not adequate.
- Monosodium glutamate
- Ajinomoto salt
- Chinese salt
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