Lee Joon Gi Diet: What’s the Secret Behind Again My Life Actor’s Youthful Look

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Did you know Lee Joon Gi is already 39 years old? Yup, the K-drama star who would play the role of a 20-year-old guy in Again My Life is nearly in his 40s.

Despite his age, it can’t be denied that Lee Joon Gi has an incredible youthful look that he can be mistaken as a young man. So, what’s his secret?

The Secret to Lee Joon Gi’s Youthful Look

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The Hotel Del Luna star hasn’t eaten carbohydrates for about six years now. Not only that, though, he’s also on a diet to prepare for his role in the SBS series.

"I see Lee Joon Gi often and have personal conversations with him, but he said that he also dieted for quite a while,” Jung Sang Hoon said in an episode of Stars’ Top Recipe at Fun-Staurant, via AllKpop. "He hasn't eaten carbs at all for about six years."

"There was a convenience store scene filming once and (Lee Joon Gi) said, 'Oh, I ate this a long time ago,” he continued. “I want to eat it so bad but I'm resisting.' Really, that's not something easy. He said he eats tofu instead of carbohydrates.”

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Lee Joon Gi’s Role as College Student

Meanwhile, Lee Joon Gi is set to play a role of a college student in Again My Life, surprising every one of his ageless visuals. SBS recently unveiled new promotional snaps for the show, giving fans a glimpse of what they’re about to see, per Soompi.

In the pictures, the actor could be seen in action, getting ready to punish the “inner circle of villains,” a.k.a. the political spiderweb. This group will star Lee Kyung Young as Jo Tae Sub, Choi Kwang II as Kim Seok Hoon, Kim Hyung Muk as Jung Il Hyun, Hyun Woo Sung as Doctor K and Kim Jin Woo as Choi Kang Jin.

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Lee Joon Gi could also be seen as a hard-working student of Hankuk University, studying law. He looks very much determined and firmed as he eyes to be a top student.

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In another snap, he could be seen giving a sharp gaze as he prepares for a new mission. He looks furious and is ready to take his revenge.

So, will he get the justice he wants that he didn’t get in his past life?

Again My Life is about a young prosecutor who gets a second chance in life after failing to bring down an influential figure. Kim Hee Woo (Lee Joon Gi) was killed while investigating a corrupt politician but got resurrected.

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His life would be reset, so he continued his study to prepare for his second shot at life. His main goal is to go after Jo Tae Sub and he will do everything to bring him down.

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Again My Life will premiere on April 8 at 10 p.m. KST.

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