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Korean Diet Little Secret. Is it Kimchi?

 

This Korean Diet Secret may finally help you control your cravings

Famous as the land of the slim, it’s no wonder Korea has an abundance of diet plans. One notable diet plan, followed by celebrities and the everyday girl on the street, is the sweet potato or ‘goguma’ diet.

Aren’t Sweet Potatoes Unhealthy?

Sweet potatoes are in fact a generally healthy food, and filling too! 100g of steamed sweet potato contains about 90 calories on average, while also providing a variety of vitamins. Sweet potatoes contain over a day’s worth of natural antioxidant, vitamin A, as well as other essential vitamins such as B-5, B-6, B-1, niacin, and riboflavin. So while helping you to control cravings, they also make your skin glow!

The best thing is that sweet potatoes don’t have a substantial effect on your blood sugar levels, so is a great choice if you are looking to avoid blood sugar crashes. It is also a great choice if you want to tame a wild cravings for sweets, so if you find yourself reaching for a sweet or a chocolate in the middle of the afternoon, perhaps the answer is right here!

How Do You Prepare Them?

The general preference is for steamed or baked sweet potatoes, served with or without the skins. The skins can be a little bitter, so you can peel them off if you like. How many to eat? It depends on the size, but a lot of girls just use sweet potatoes as an easy go to work lunch, as a main in a salad, or just munch on sweet potatoes alone. Some take it to the extreme, and eat only sweet potatoes, however I would not recommend that! Your body needs variety, and eating only sweet potatoes would leave you bored and craving burgers after a day. Either way, it’s a tasty way to satisfy a craving for sweets. Try this Korean Diet; see if it works for you.

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