Many people find it challenging to choose right presents for Chuseok, or Korean Thanksgiving, especially as offers proliferate for this socially distanced holiday. But healthy products are often a good option.
In a poll of 1,500 customers by an online shopping mall, 25 percent of respondents said they will order presents online or send online gift coupons.
Health supplements or fresh produce like fruit are highly popular presents for the elderly, but some widely available presents could turn out to be poison.
Prof. Lee Kyung-mi of Chaum Food Therapy Center said, “With any food products you should read the nutrition fact labels carefully. Consult a doctor before taking health supplements, especially if you have underlying medical conditions like high blood pressure or diabetes.”
Ordinary ginseng and red ginseng are good for reducing fatigue, boosting the immune system, or increasing stamina. They now come in a variety of products such as