Monosodium glutamate. Niacin. Riboflavin. We’ve all seen these labels at the end of ingredient lists on our favorite chips or frozen meals – but what role do they play? Are these substances harmful? We highlight the prevalence of processed and ultra-processed foods in the U.S., the ingredients in them and the importance of moderation.
- George Zaidan, food chemist, author of Ingredients: The Strange Chemistry of What We Put In Us & On Us.