Walnuts and Bodytype

On New Year’s full moon, Koreans get up early in the morning and break hard nuts such as walnuts, pine nuts, chestnuts, and peanuts by their teeth. This is a traditional ritual called “Bureom”. As they do so, Koreans believe it prevents skin disease; specially, boils. In ancient Korea, boil was a life threatening disease […]

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Pistachio and Bodytype

I tasted pistachio for the first time at Baskin Robbins 31 ice cream store. After the first trial, I tried in-shell pistachio and I couldn’t forget its flavor. I am falling in love with pistachio. Pistachio is a family member of cashew. Like other members, pistachio contains some saturated fat, polyunsaturated fat, and monounsaturated fat. […]

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Hiking

  • Palomar mountain
    Palomar mountain trail

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Asparagus and Bodytype

Asparagus I believe asparagus is one of the perfect foods on Earth. It contains many phytochemicals such as asparagine, carotene, flavonoid, and lutein. Asparagine is known as an enzyme that helps break down alcohol. In Korea, there are many drinks containing asparagine which prevent hangover. If you plan to drink a lot, then try asparagus […]

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