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EOWYN2424 Posts: 9,108
4/23/14 11:12 A

The kimchi soup tends to be very salty! I know! After such a meal, I'm dying to down a regular root beer float from A&W. Both bad ideas for me! That's why I don't eat it anymore!

ARCHIMEDESII SparkPoints: (200,016)
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4/23/14 10:42 A

Korean food can be very healthy, but as others have noted, you still need to be mindful of your portion sizes. Some places do heap piles of food, just like American chain restaurants.

A Korean place just opened not too far from me, dying to try their BBQ. I hear good things about it.

RIVETPA Posts: 1,177
4/23/14 8:48 A

I've always loved Korean cuisine. I believe it's healthy enough - but like all cuisine there are some richer foods than others!

My favorites: hamool pai jan, kimchi chigae, but especially the spicy jjampong

now I'm craving Korean...... I also drive a Hyundai..... heheheheh

RENATA144 SparkPoints: (207,563)
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4/22/14 10:06 P

Black bean soup

JIACOLO SparkPoints: (559,177)
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4/22/14 9:56 P

I also love Korean food. It is the only good thing that came out of my brother's marriage before the divorce.

For nutritional information, try this article:

GONNALOSE5 Posts: 975
4/22/14 6:30 P

I enjoy it.. It has been a very long time since I last had it.

Edited by: GONNALOSE5 at: 4/23/2014 (07:16)
ONECALMMOM Posts: 6,258
4/22/14 5:42 P

never had it. something to add to my "try it" list!

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4/22/13 7:22 A

after spending 5 weeks in Korea last year I came back 10 lbs lighter. Korean food has lots of veggies, fish, rice & tofu; on par to the typical american meals much healthier. Koreans are also very physically active with exercise equipment throughout their cities.

JANIEWWJD SparkPoints: (587,745)
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4/21/13 11:10 P

My son-in-law loves Korean Cuisine, but I have no idea how healthy it is.

JO88BAKO SparkPoints: (319,441)
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4/21/13 11:09 P

Watch the salt

UMBILICAL Posts: 12,786
4/21/13 10:59 P

Kim chee

ETHELMERZ Posts: 20,727
4/21/13 9:16 P

Ponder what it was, and you can make a good guess, if it was way too greasy, that would be a hint, for one thing, or if you had 3 servings of noodles, that would be another hint. Ethnic foods can be tricky.

EOWYN2424 Posts: 9,108
4/21/13 9:11 P

Korean cuisine in general is pretty healthy!

I just LOVE Korean food!!!!!

DANYLEIN SparkPoints: (93,217)
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4/21/13 8:31 P

I just had my 1st Korean meal. It was fantastic. My question is, how fattening is it? or is it healthy?

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