Throughout it all, he's remained stick-thin and in good enough shape to run around night after night, only briefly stopping to let some roadie chop off his head before moving right on to the next town. His famously non-ghoulish routine of playing at least two full games of golf per day is certainly a major reason, as you actually need to be quite fit to play the game well (John "Ol' Two Packs A Day" Daly notwithstanding). But unlike many fueled by such a physical hobby, road-tripping Cooper keeps his belly full with oodles of candy.
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Making holes in his teeth way more likely than holes-in-one.
For decades, Cooper has made it a point to chow down on fruity candy before every show (maybe it's the fruit part that keeps him ticking). His pre-show meal was Skittles for years, washed down with bad kung fu flicks (fun bad, not "Jaden Smith wax off your childhood" bad). But not even that health kick can last forever, and for one big reason: Alice Cooper is damn near 70. And while that's practically infantile in "creature of the night" years, it's well into the second half of a long, mortal human life. So to keep rocking and keep living, he cut out sugar from his diet, which sadly meant Skittles had to go.