A popular seasoning and flavor enhancer, AJI-NO-MOTO®, an MSG (monosodium glutamate) product, is the purest form of umami, the fifth taste, altogether different from sweet, salty, sour
Most people probably imagine living in a small room in a big city. Getting stuﬀed onto a morning subway that’s so crowded sometimes you can’t put your feet down. Regularly working overtime past midnight. And probably taking up smoking to deal with all the stress.
Usually, when you show up for a doctor’s appointment, one of the first thing that happens is that somebody puts a blood pressure cuff on your arm, puffs it up, and makes a note on your chart. If you’re lucky—and healthy—that’s the only time you have to think about your blood pressure. For many others, the doctor might tell you your blood pressure is a little high, and that you should watch what you eat or exercise more.
For years, Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (“Ajinomoto Co.”) has been disseminating information about umami, MSG, food and nutrition to help people in Japan and throughout the world to eat well and live well.
As scientists and researchers continue to learn more and more about the human organism, people are living longer and healthier than ever before. Advances in medicine and healthcare have turned diseases that were once considered fatal into “chronic conditions” that can be lived with for decades.