Star Status: Oscar nominee and Les Miserables and Wolverine star Hugh Jackman is so enthusiastic about this traditional Korean staple that he cohosted an episode of the Kimchi Chronicles cooking show!
Power-Food Perks: Nearly every Korean meal features this spicy fermented dish that almost always features cabbage and sometimes other veggies like cucumber and radishes. It’s loaded with immune-boosting properties that promote better digestive health. And get this: In 2005, Seoul National University researchers found that a majority of chickens fed kimchi extract in their study recovered faster from bird flu!
Star Status: Mother Nature Network reports that Oscar-nominated actress Anne Hathaway traded in pizza and other junk food for the a vegan diet plan that included the likes of miso soup and other plant-based picks to comfortably squeeze into the skin-tight Catwoman costume in Dark Knight Rising. Read the rest of this entry »