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1)    The Greater Yang Person (Taeyangin)


People of this type likes being aggressive, heroic and demagogic. Its body type has a strongly developed head and a neck with a relatively weak waistline which hinders the person from standing or walking for a long time. In terms of the face shape, it has luster in the eyes to overwhelm others and the overall face looks big and strong.



This typed person can communicate with anybody easily, and do everything easily without hesitation, and also is able to get along with people even at first acquaintance. The type is mannish a lot and has a strong driving force, but sometimes becomes radical, heroic and arrogant.


Recommended Foods

Plain and cool foods, vegetables, low-fat foods, seafood, crucian carp, shrimp, shellfish(Oyster, ear shell, turban shell), octopus, squid, crab, sea slug, grapes, persimmon, cherry, fruit of Actinidia arguta, papaya, wild vine, pine pollen powder, buckwheat, cool noodle(naengmyeon), pine needle, papaya tea, persimmon leaf tea, ogapi tea


Foods to avoid (In case having a disease written in the brackets, be more careful)

Spicy, hot and high fat foods, high-calorie foods, soda drinks, ice cream, bread, noodles, instant foods, canned foods, chemical seasoning, radish(indigestion), beef and sugar(eye troubles), yellow corbina(full body discomfort)


2)    The Lesser Yang Person (Soyangin)

설명: http://www.wooree.com/wooree_clinic/left_sasang/img-ss/soyang-posi.jpgAppearance

People of this type are broad-minded, shrewd and artistic. Its body type has big and wide chests and shoulders with relatively small hips, which make one’s overall shape as an inverted triangle. It tends to have a weak waist, and while walking, one looks moving very fast but the upper body is swaying with no stability. Regarding the face shape, it is also an inverted-triangle-look with a wide or projected forehead, pointed jaws, sharp eyes and thin lips.



This typed person is very creative and makes many new ideas, incorruptible, passionate and also honest. The type has a strong service mind for others, so passionate about other people’s matters, and shows honest emotional expressions. However, people in this type tend to proceed many things at the same time and do not finalize them properly. And also, the type tends to avoid personal or family matters, and shows off oneself to others.


Recommended Foods

Pork, Egg, Duck(Prohibited for Paralytic, High Blood, Diabetic), Oyster, Sea Cucumber, Shrimp, Turban Shell, Snakehead Mullet, Globefish, Snapping Turtle, Mud Snail, Ascidian, Crab, Crawfish, Carp, Flatfish, Mackerel, Tuna, Pacific Saury, Watermelon, Melon, Grape, Strawberry, Banana, Pineapple, Melon(Summer Fruit, Tropic Fruit), Chinese Cabbage, Cucumber, Egg Apple, Pumpkin, Cabbage, Burdock, Fresh Vegetables, Barley, Red Bean, Green Bean, Sesame Seed, Buckwheat


Foods to avoid (In case having a disease written in the brackets, be more careful)

Hot foods, soda drinks, ice cream, bread, noodle, instant foods, canned foods, chemical seasonings, chicken, beef, milk(Indigestion, nettle rash, stomachache, diarrhea or constipation), honey, dog meat, goat, ginseng(fever), peanuts(headache, fatigue), red pepper, ginger, green onion, garlic, pepper, mustard, curry


3)    The Greater Yin Person (Taeeumin)


People of Teeumin are patient and have good appetites. The body is humid and unstably circulated with a thick waistline and a thin neck, but its overall body looks grand, and there are many obese people with heavy bones. Taeeumin has a round face in general, and its facial line is distinct with big and vivid features, such as big eyes, thick lips, rough skins and big pores. 



The type is the best suitable type for a social life, so once the typed person starts some works, he tries to accomplish it until the end. One in the type is so stable and patient to stick to one place. He has a broaden mind to think of everything, decent and careful in every single matter. On the other hand, the type is coward, so gives up even before starting something, and lazy with showing not too much movements. He is also very much into himself to care of his own things but not external concerns, greedy and conservative.  


Recommended Foods

Beef, Milk, Butter, Cheese(Prohibited for High-Blood, Diabetic, arteriosclerotic, Paralytic), Liver Oil, Spawn of a Pollack, Mud Snail, Eel, Codfish, Brown See Weed, See Weed, Laver, Seafood, Pear, Chestnut, Nut, Gingko Nut, Sweet Potato, Pine Nuts, Peanuts, Plum, Apricot, Radish, Chinese Bellflower, Lotus Root, Taro, Mushroom, Carrot, Bracken, Wheat, Bean, Adlay, Bean Sprouts, Flour Food, Tofu, Perilla, African Millet, Brown Rice, Adlay Tea, Schisandra Chinensis Fruits’ Tea, Perilla Tea, Arrowroot Tea, Sulloc Tea, Mushroom Tea


Foods to avoid (In case having a disease written in the brackets, be more careful)

High-calorie foods, fats, soda drinks, ice cream, instant foods, canned foods, egg, chicken(People with Paralysis, high-blood pressure, heart disease, anemia, gallstones, neurosis), dog meat, goat(fever, hemorrhoids), row radish, apple(diarrhea, cough), pork(cold, cough, neuralgia, high-blood pressure, heart disease, hemorrhoids), honey, sugar, chemical seasonings


4) The Lesser Yin Person (Soeumin)


설명: http://www.wooree.com/wooree_clinic/left_sasang/img-ss/soum-posi.jpgAppearance

This type is very attentive, accurate and polite. Its body is cold with big hips and narrow and weak chests. The body shape is generally small and skinny, but there are some tall people, too. Soeumin has weak digestion, and cannot eat so much. Features on this typed person’s face are small and tidy, looking so accurate to make no mistake at all, and especially, there are many oriental-looking beauties in the type.



The type is attentive in every matter, tidy and friendly to gather people around. Rather than working outdoor places, he prefers to work inside of the office or at hone, also is so much feminine, tender, sentimental and homely. On the other hand, the typed person likes things comfortable and safe. And because he tries to make everything clear, there are always some troubles happened. Getting a lot of stresses, having too strong individualism, disliking others’ interruptions are also the type’s characteristics.


Recommended Foods

Chicken, Lamb, Goat, Roe Deer, Pheasant, Dog Soup(Prohibited for Paralytic, High Blood, Diabetic), Walleye Pollack, Dried Walleye Pollack, Loach, Sea Bream, Anchovy, Croaker, Harvest Fish, Jujube, Apple, Tangerine, Peach, Tomato, Orange, Citron, Spinach, Dropwort, Cabbage, Crown Daisy, Spring Onion, Garlic, Ginger, Red Pepper, Mustard, Curry, Sticky Rice, Foxtail Millet, Potato, Ginseng Tea, Ginger Tea, Citron Tea, Cinnamon Tea, Honey Tea 


Foods to avoid (In case having a disease written in the brackets, be more careful)

Cold foods, Soda drinks, Ice creams, Bread, Noodles, Instant Foods, Canned Foods, Buckwheat, Radish(Cough, acute gastritis, nephritis), beef, milk(cold, bronchial trouble, appendicitis, haemorrhoids), pear, water melon, melon, cucumber, sweet potato, chestnut, walnut(indigestion), green bean, barley, red bean(diarrhea, indigestion), pork(indigestion, gastritis)  




Specialized in Sasang Constitution Medicine (Diet), Wooree Korean Medical Clinic

Specialized in Body Correction (Disc), Wooreedul Korean Medical Clinic

 Dr. Su-Beom Kim  Ph. D. in Korean Medicine

Representative Director, Wooreedul Korean Medical Clinic

Chairman, The Institute of Korean Pain Medicine (IKPM) 

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