What is the secret to a long life? Over the years I have heard a Russian centenarian say it was the yogurt. Others have said “No smoking and no alcohol”. What is it?
Cool material came up with some of the funniest answers from centenarians, which included responses like “A fine Danish cigar…” or “Minding your own damn business…”.
In December, 2016, Business Insider visited 117 year old Emma Murano in Italy. Mrs. Murano died several months later but she is the one who credited her long life with never having a husband.
James Clement is the founder of a company that is trying to find the secret to life from those over 110 years old. Last year, Clement traveled the globe looking for those who would also be willing to allow him to draw blood as part of the research. His project was published this week in The New York Times in an article entitled “The Secret to Long Life? It May Lurk in the DNA.” Read more.
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