13 Of The Oldest People Guess How They Lived So Long

13 Of The Oldest People Guess How They Lived So Long

If there’s one thing we learned while researching some of the oldest people to have ever lived, it’s that there’s really no rhyme or reason. Genetics? Some people had relatives who lived a long time, but others had a lot of families that died tragically young. Diet? Definitely no similarities there. Healthy habits? Sometimes, but some were life-long smokers. Two people cite hard work…but that can’t be right. It all seems like luck, but try to see discover their secrets for yourself.

Yisrael Kristal 113 YEARS CRACKED.COM Kristal lost his parents during WWI and his wife and children were murdered at Auschwitz. When the Holocaust survivor was rescued from the camp, he weighed only 81 pounds. Kristal said of his old age, There have been smarter, stronger and better-looking men than me who are no longer alive.

Source: BBC

Walter Breuning 114 YEARS CRACKED.COM Breuning was able to recall his grandfather's stories of the U.S. Civil War and was passionate about ending wars in Afganistan and Iraq when he died in 2011. Не said his long life was due to eating only two meals a day.

Source: BBC

Jiroemon Kimura 116 YEARS CRACKED.COM The verified oldest man to live reportedly said his secret was eating light to live long. In another interview, he said, Maybe it's all thanks to the sun above me. I am always looking up towards the sky, that is how I am.

Source: BBC

Violet Brown 117 YEARS CRACKED.COM Brown said the secret to a long life is hard work, growing up working in sugarcane fields in Jamaica. She once said, I eat everything, except pork and chicken, and I don't drink rum and them things.

Source: ABC.net

Nabi Tajima 117 YEARS CRACKED.COM Tajima claimed her long life was due to eating delicious food and sleeping well. She had more than 140 descendants when she passed.

Source: Slate

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