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New Food Trends for 2016 That May Improve Your Health and Weight Naturally

Food consumed daily should be foods that contain a lot of nutrients to the body’s health body to stay awake and able to gain weight naturally. For those of you who want to improve health and want to gain weight naturally, here’s a new food trends for 2016 that you can make a reference to the daily diet.

First food is tropical fruits. Consuming tropical fruits can help to gain weight, it because tropical fruit contains more nutrients and nutrients then other types of fruit. The content of nutrients and nutrition in tropical fruits are also able to improve your health.

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Reconsider Adding MSG in Your Dish

MSG (monosodium glutamate) is one of synthetic food flavored used commonly. Prof. Kikunae Ikeda from Tokyo University, Japan, is the first man who succeed to isolate glutamic acid from Laminaria japonica in 1908. He certained that this substance is the key of deliciousness in dishes which could balancing the other four flavours (sour, sweet, bitter, and salty). Glutamic acid in form of MSG presumed has mechanism as flavor intensifier which could cause delicious flavor in meat dishes, comes from protein hydrolised process in our mouth.

Originally, MSG made from seaweeds. But nowadays, MSG are also made from gluten from wheat, corn, soy and sugar cane molase (dropped). The last material is which MSG made from synthetically in our country named Indonesia.
As a synthetic substance, MSG may give some disadvantages for our body’s health. Hiroshi Ohgura from The Horosaky University, Japan, stated that giving MSG to trial mice in long periode could give sight lost effect to them, cause retina disorder and eye neurons damage. The same effect could also happen in human if the consumption of MSG added in food run chronically. This substance even able to attach to our retina and damage it chronically and disrupt the ability of sensory neurons cell within our eyes to deliver signal to our brain.

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