The purpose of this study was to explore the meaning and nature of the yangsaeng experience, a caring intervention, through the dietary practices among a group of Korean women. The participants were 14 generally healthy women between 30 and 74 years of age who were attending a class for homemakers or members of a women's club. A phenomenological method was used to analyze the interview data. Ten essential themes emerged. The themes can be applied in developing Korean nursing caring interventions for facilitating dietary yangsaeng among Korean women. These are based on understanding of Korean culture rather than being dawn from Western concepts of nutrition and health promotion.