Monday, December 16, 2013

Tips for a Long Strong Life: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years

Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years
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             Sadie lived to be 109 years old.

          Bessie lived to be 104 years old.

Sadie made getting old a project.  She began doing yoga at around 60 years of age.  Bessie started at about 80 when she decided that Sadie looked better than her.

They eat a whole clove of garlic chopped every morning.  They swallow the pieces whole to prevent odor.

They take a teaspoon of cod liver oil daily.

Eat as many as seven different vegetables a day.  Plus lots of fresh fruits.

Take vitamins and minerals.

Bessie takes tyrosine when she’s a little blue.

They eat their big meal of the day at noon.  In the evening they usually have a milk shake for dinner.

Learn more about centenarians:
Supercentenarians, 110 yo or Older - Gerontology Research Group

7 Life Secrets Of Centenarians - Forbes

What People Who Live to 100 Have in Common - US News and ...

Centenarian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia