Professor Kim Hee-jin from the department of dentistry in Yonsei University explained, “The decrease in face length can be attributed to the diet of preferring soft food such as hamburgers.” and added, “If one gets in the habit of eating food that mainly uses the front teeth when one is young, the jaw muscles which we use for chewing food may become weak and it may cause the size of the jawbone to become smaller.”
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Important news on the small face front.
Korean women's faces are 5% smaller than Korean men's. More information on the face-size obsession here. I learned that there's at least one good thing to have come from the heavy, oppressive, poisoning influence of American culture in Korea: