Thursday, January 20, 2011

Why Eat Kimchi?

At last after two years I was able to taste kimchi again. But then my insides some sort of heated up. Since I experienced gastritis, my stomach overreacts the moment it accommodates what it considers foreign (oo, foreign ang kimchi!). But man, it tastes soooooo good!

I tried to research the health benefits of this food (so that I may have reasons to tell my parents when they see me bringing home a bottle). Here are some:

1. it promotes healthy digestion
2. it cleanses your intestines; it helps heal ulcers.
3. it helps clear up UTI's
4. it helps lower blood cholesterol! It's an artery-purifier.
5. it aids in blood clotting
6. its ingredients contain high amount of fiber, vitamins A and C and iron.
7. it contains stuffs which have antioxidant properties

for additional facts, click this link.

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