How This Helps
has anti-diabetic properties. It was observed from a study that the Korean
chili paste reduced insulin resistance further improving glucose metabolism. It
was also observed that it helped increase glycogen
storage and reduces hepatic glucose output and triacylglycerol accumulation.
It also has a relatively low-fat content
time: 10 minutes
- 1. Sesame Oil – 1 tsp.
- 2. Ginger- 2 tsp.
- 3. Rice Vinegar- 1 tbsp.
- 4. Green Onions- 2 tbsp.
- 5. Garlic- 2 cloves
- 6. Soy sauce- 1 tbsp.
- 7. Toasted sesame seeds- 2
- 8. White Sugar- 2 tsp.
- 9. Gochujang (Korean chili paste) –
1. Slice the green onions diagonally, mince the garlic, and grate the
2. Combine all ingredients and whisk until the desired
consistency. A smooth and slightly viscous but flowing consistency is ideal.
Information of Gochujang paste
Grams per Serving: 5
Calories: 25 kcal
Total Fat: 0 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0 g
Monounsaturated: 0 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 720 mg
Potassium: 0 mg
Total Carbs: 10 g
Dietary Fiber: 1 g
Sugars: 6 g
Protein: 1 g
Vitamin A: 2%
1. Gochujang is rich in
variety of nutrients including vitamin B2, vitamin C, and carotenes.
Vitamin B2 helps in fat metabolism- it processes calories from fat
and carbohydrates, and regulates the integrity of the thyroid gland. Vitamin C
and beta-carotenes are known antioxidants that give anticarcinogenic and antimutagenic
2. Gochujang also contains
the compound Capsaicin which is
a naturally-occurring compound found in peppers. It is known to have anti-bacterial functions
that prevent diseases. It also helps the immune system by cleansing out body
systems that helps easy recovery , reduce body fat, and prevent obesity.