Korean Food Systems by Dong-Hwa Shin [EPUB: 9781003275732]

Korean Food Systems by Dong-Hwa Shin [EPUB: 9781003275732]

  • Title:Korean Food Systems: Secrets of the K-Diet for Healthy Aging
  • Author: Dong-Hwa Shin
  • Pages: 228
  • Publisher (Publication Date): CRC Press; 1st edition (September 13, 2022)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10, ISBN-13 or ASIN: 9781003275732
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The Republic of Korea (ROK) is projected by 2030 to have the

longest living population compared to any nation on earth. A girl

born in the ROK in 2030 will live up to 90.8 years on average. What

are the reasons for this improvement in longevity?

Among many insights for longevity among the people of the ROK is

the diverse Korean ethnic diet with roots in a traditional diet that has been

preserved for centuries. Korean Food Systems: Secrets of the K-Diet for

Healthy Aging provides an integrated and holistic approach towards the

understanding how food systems of the ROK and experiences of the last

60-plus years has been sustained by traditions and ecology integrated with

contemporary advances in technology and the economy.

Key Features

• Discusses the rationale and basis of food systems, traditions of

healthy eating, and healthy aging in the Korean population and why

by 2030 they will be the longest living population on the planet.

• Reflects on the role of historical, cultural, and traditional food

and dietary concepts of Korea and how they have influenced

healthy eating habits, contributing to health and longevity.

• Discusses the relevance of the modern genetic concepts of nutrigenomics

and epigenetics, metabolic concepts such as circulation,

and food concepts such as fermented and functional

foods in advancing healthy food concepts and longevity.

• Provides insights how a large population can advance an integrated

holistic food-based approach to longevity and wellness.

As a collaboration between various outstanding authors, the insights from

this book can provide global examples to align similar approaches and

policies in other countries in different ecologies of planet earth.