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The Best Tasting & Healthy Korean Snacks To Help You On Your Diet

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Apr 25, 2022 10:24 AM EDT

As Spring comes to a close and Summer draws nearer, it is now time to bring out the swimwear from the closet and notably, it should also be the perfect time to start one's diet. But just because one is on a diet, it does not mean that snacks should be eliminated completely.

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Snacking is perfectly fine while on a diet and among the best snacks that have flavor while still being healthy are notably Korean snacks. But among the plethora of snacks that are available, which ones are the best?

Here is a list of healthy Korean snacks to not break one's diet:

Ojingeochae Muchim (Spicy Dried Squid)

The Korean snack Ojingeochae muchim is dried squid that has been boiled in gochujang (aka red chili pepper paste). This snack goes well with any meal or as a small yet filling snack. This Korean snack is also a great source of protein, perfect for those on a diet.

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Kim Nori (Crispy Seaweed)

Notably, Crispy seaweed is one of the healthiest and easiest to make snacks. Not only is this Korean snack healthy as it is rich in fibers, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, but it is also very tasty. Available in a plethora of different flavors, Kim Nori is truly a perfect diet snack.

Yeongeum Jorim (Lotus Root Chips)

These popular lotus root chips are high in fiber, minerals, and vitamins which makes them a perfect healthy snack. This Korean food is usually cooked in soy sauce and corn syrup, which makes it both sweet and savory, something someone on a diet would love.

Goguma-mallaengi (Crunchy Sweet Potato Chips)

This Korean food is mainly dried sweet potato, and due to its flavourful tuberous root, there is no need to add any flavors or ingredients to this healthy snack. Not only is it tasty, but it is also very healthy as it is filled with vitamin C and D, potassium, and very easy to pack for travel.

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Tteokbokki (Rice Cake)

Arguably the most popular Korean snack, these rice cakes are not only filled with flavor but are quite healthy depending on how you prepare them. This healthy snack will not let those on a diet down as not only is it filling, but it is also easy to make.

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