Who wouldn’t want to live to the age of 100 or more? But, in today’s world, with our hectic schedules, is it really possible? Here are few food secrets from around the country. We can’t say whether or not they’ll work for you, but they certainly seem to have worked for them. You must be looking for any pointers. Take a hint.
Emma Morano, the world’s oldest male, died on April 15, 2017 at the age of 117 in Italy. She was born in the United Kingdom and celebrated her 117th birthday last year. She disclosed in one of her interviews that the key to her survival is consuming three eggs a day, two of which are raw, along with some raw minced meat.
Emma consumed two raw eggs a day. Photographer: Istock 2. Susannah Mushatt Jones, the last surviving American born in the nineteenth century, died in 2016 at the age of 116. She credited her longevity to a daily meal of four slices of bacon and eggs.
Every day, Susannah ate bacon and eggs for breakfast. Photographer: Istock 3. Misao Okawa, the world’s oldest living male, died in 2015 at the age of 117. Okawa is the oldest person ever born in Japan, as well as the oldest person ever born in Asia. ‘Eating tasty things is a contribution to my survival,’ she said in an interview with the Japan Times.
She admitted to eating a lot of sushi and sleeping for eight hours every day.
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Misao Okawa attributes her health to a diet high in sushi and a full night’s sleep. Istock 4 is the source of this picture. Tao Porchon-Lynch is the world’s oldest yoga coach. She is a vegetarian, but she enjoys lobster and shrimp on occasion. She enjoys eating organic fruits and vegetables and drinking a bottle of wine with them.
98 years of age Tao Porchon-Lynch is the world’s oldest yoga coach 5. Yisrael Kristal, the world’s oldest man at 113 years old and a Holocaust survivor, claims he enjoys pickled herring every day. He is the world’s ninth-oldest individual.
Every day, the world’s oldest man pickled herring 6. Adele Dunlap, the oldest living American living in New Jersey, liked to eat anything. She is also a big fan of oatmeal. She died on February 5, 2017, at the age of 114.
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Adele, the oldest American, loved oatmeal. Photographer: Istock 7. Dharampal Singh Gudha of Meerut, India, is thought to be the world’s oldest athlete at the age of 119, though his true age is being debated. His key to living a long and stable life? Avoiding fats, starch, and caffeine, consuming cow’s milk, enjoying herbal chutney, and eating seasonal fruits.
Dharampal Singh Gudha, 119, opposes fats, sugar, and caffeine. Photographer: Istock 8. Nabi Tajima was born on August 4, 1900, and at the age of 116, she is Japan’s oldest confirmed living person and the world’s second oldest verified living person. ‘Eat tasty things and sleeping well’ is the secret to her survival. She mostly consumes ramen noodles and rice mackerel sushi.
Nabi’s favourite foods are ramen noodles and rice mackerel sushi. Istock 9 is the source of the picture. Violet Brown, at the age of 117 years and 138 days, is the world’s oldest confirmed human since Emma Morano’s death on April 15, 2017. Her diet consists primarily of fish, mutton, and locally produced produce such as sweet potatoes, oranges, and mangoes.
Violet Brown is the world’s oldest confirmed human at the moment. Photographer: Istock
We do know one thing for certain: your daily diet and lifestyle decisions will have a significant impact on your life expectancy. So, make an informed decision.