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Wikipedia: - Glutamate, known as glutamic acid
Main article: glutamic acid (flavor)
Free glutamic acid is present in a wide variety of foods, including soy sauce and is responsible for one of the five basic tastes of the human sense of taste (umami). Glutamic acid is often used as a food additive and flavour enhancer in the form of its sodium salt, monosodium glutamate (MSG). Monosodium glutamate, also known as sodium glutamate and MSG, is a sodium salt of the non-essential amino acid glutamic acid. It is used as a food additive and is commonly marketed as a flavour enhancer. It has the HS code 29224220 and the E number E621.
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What is glutamate? Also, is it related to soy and does anyone here have trouble with soy (I think I do)?
I have not officially been diagnosed with a gluten-sensitivity, but I feel 100 times better now that I have eliminated from what I eat. I am on the lookout for other culprits in my diet :-)