South Korea is the skinniest country in the developed world. And I believe it. While waiting at the international airport I watched as flight crews left the airport. Korean airlines had the slimmest crew. Notably thinner. Made me do a double take.
The country has become image obsessive. Plastic surgery is commonly being requested for children and teens, now. They perform weigh-ins at school. Fat discrimination is far worse than, here, in the US, bobby. With that said, despite the introduction of processed food in this culture, the country is sitting in the middle of the ocean. And, that means lots of good nutrition.
Note: You won't find many people who work in or around airports to be overweight, regardless of nationality. Any guesses why this is so?
Yes! Korean Airlines does have a slim crew and so does JAL and ANA, international airlines of Japan. One thing to take in mind is the strict requirements that go into requiting airline attendants in most of Southeast-Asia. Talk about having to be a model.
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