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Posted by on Nov 19, 2009 in Korean Food | 6 comments

Eat your kimchi for fewer wrinkles

Eat your kimchi for fewer wrinkles

A study published in the October 2007 American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that “bowl of kimchi a day may keep wrinkles away.”

People who have diets rich in Vitamin C have fewer lines than those who graze mostly on carbs and fats.

Kimchi is an excellent source of Vitamin C, packing about 80 percent of the U.S. Recommended Daily Allowance (USRDA) in one serving.

External application of Vitamin C in the form of masks and serums can help fight the inevitable signs of aging as well. However, I do not recommend massaging one’s face with kimchi juice. Kimchi is for internal use only.


  1. that's interesting, I never knew it prevents wrinkles

  2. I know you always have some in your fridge. Maybe you've done a post already but tell us about Gochujang. What is it?

  3. Do all Kimchi have the same flavour? I seem to think it's an acquired taste.

  4. Jessie, it&#39;s the vitamin C that prevents wrinkles, Kimchi is simply an overlooked source of vitamin c. <br /><br />Fiberpuppy, gochujang is Korean red pepper paste, made with ground red peppers, glutinous rice powder mixed with powdered fermented soybeans, honey (or other sweetener) and salt. <br /><br />Hyds, there are over 200 different varieties of kimchi and many of them, particularly the

  5. too late… I&#39;m old and full of wrinkles… somebody love me (T.T)

  6. wow 200! I wish I could try one I&#39;d like..that&#39;s a lot.

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