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Kimchi, Traditional Food of Korea

Pyongyang, November 14 (KCNA) -- Kimchi, one of the Korean nation's traditional dishes, is very popular in the country for its peculiar flavor and nutritive substances.

The dish is mainly divided into two -- kimchi prepared for winter and kimchi made for other seasons.

Winter kimchi is an important part of the Korean people's diet in the winter season. So, it has been called half-yearly food.

Kimchi made for other seasons is diverse in kind. It is prepared with vegetables or edible herbs.

With the popularity of kimchi steadily increasing in other countries, its preparing methods have been widespread worldwide.

Kimchi is considered health food with a peculiar medical effect caused by the action of lactic acid bacteria.

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