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Article: Why Kimchi is good for you?

Why Kimchi is good for you?

Why Kimchi is good for you?

If you've not incorporated Kimchi into your diet, here's why you should consider this fermented goody! 

What is Kimchi?

Kimchi is a traditional Korean side dish made by fermenting a variety of vegetables with spices. The most popular variety is the Cabbage Kimchi also known as 배추김치 (Baek-chu Kimchi). The flavour depends on the seasoning used and how long the Kimchi has been allowed to ferment. The longer the Kimchi is fermented the more spicy and sour it gets.

Why is Kimchi good for you?

Kimchi is a superfood known for being naturally abundant in probiotics, antioxidant, minerals and vitamins. Additionally, this healthy side dish has also been scientifically proven to increase gut health, boost digestion and improve immunity. Still not convinced? Continue scrolling!

7 Health benefits of Kimchi!

1. Strengthens immunity

Kimchi contains immune building ingredients (e.g garlic), Vitamin C and probiotics which help to boost our immunity.


2. Improves Digestion 

Probiotics in Kimchi helps to balance the bacteria in your gut, aiding digestion and reducing the risk of gastrointestinal disorders.


3. Detoxifier

Kimchi is high in fibre content and acts as natural body cleanser by eliminating toxins and waste from the body. This improves digestive flow and helps detox the liver, small intestine and kidney.


4. Helps Prevent Yeast Infections

A study in 2019 showed that the bacterial strains in Kimchi possessed antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that fight against the fungus and bacteria that cause  candida yeast and help alleviate symptoms.


5. Aids Weight Loss

Kimchi is rich in fibre, this helps prevent overeating. Kimchi is also low in fats and calories. Researchers also found that the probiotic found n Kimchi helps boost metabolism aiding weight loss.

6. Anti-aging

Kimchi is full of antioxidants that helps slow down the aging of the skin.


7. Radiant, Shiny Hair

Kimchi is high in vitamins and enzymes that provides nutrition. Healthy body = Healthy Hair!

What's there not to love about Kimchi?

Looking for fresh savoury Kimchi that ages well with age? Try JIN Kimchi! We make our Kimchi locally in Singapore in an SFA approved kitchen and take absolute pride in our authentic recipe and quality! 


If your Kimchi packaging is non-expandable e.g. a plastic tub / glass jar, that's fine as well. You won't notice any swelling of the packaging but we also recommend opening the tub every few days to burp the Kimchi.


We hope you've found our tips helpful! If you're not a fan of overly aged and sour Kimchi, definitely do give our Kimchi a try! They're fresh and savoury, and will ferment to develop flavours nicely over a couple of weeks~

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