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‘Going on a Diet’ Most Popular New Year’s Resolution in South Korea

‘Going on a Diet’ Most Popular New Year’s Resolution in South Korea

SEOUL, Jan. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Going on a diet has once again been named the most popular New Year’s resolution among South Koreans, according to a new big data study. Artificial intelligence-based big data analysis firm Daumsoft released a list of popular New Year’s resolutions on Monday, which showed that for 2018, South Koreans were [...]

Government’s Anti-Smoking Policies May Lead to Obesity: Study

Government’s Anti-Smoking Policies May Lead to Obesity: Study

SEJONG, March 15 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent study suggests that the South Korean government’s anti-smoking policies may need to be supplemented by diet and weight loss programs to better control weight gain, which sometimes follows smoking cessation.  Researcher Choi Seng-eun at the Korea Institute of Public Finance, in a report on the effects of [...]

Per Capita Rice Consumption Forecast to Hit Fresh Low in 2017

Per Capita Rice Consumption Forecast to Hit Fresh Low in 2017

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s per capita rice consumption is forecast to hit a new low in 2017 due to people’s changing eating habits, a report showed Monday.  The average annual consumption of rice per person is likely to reach 59.6 kilograms this year, compared with 61.9 kg a year earlier, according [...]

Picture of Dream Body as Smartphone Wallpaper Helps Weight Loss

Picture of Dream Body as Smartphone Wallpaper Helps Weight Loss

SEOUL, Feb. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Setting the picture of your dream body as your smartphone wallpaper may actually help with your weight problem.  According to 365mc Hospital (a Seoul obesity clinic), frequently exposing oneself to such “wannabe” pictures – whether they be of glamorous celebrities, or simply of their fitter-selves from the past – [...]

Popularity of Smaller, Healthier Meal-Alternatives Soar

Popularity of Smaller, Healthier Meal-Alternatives Soar

SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – An increasing number of South Korean workers are becoming health-conscious, leading to soaring popularity for simple meal alternatives that can satisfy hunger and provide the right balance of nutrients.  According to Olive Young, a CJ franchise for health and beauty products, sales of these alternative foodstuffs, including powdered products, [...]