113 Year-old Man Reveals His Secret: Foods for a Long Life

14 02 2015

 

 

bernardoThis famous man who has lived 113 years of life is Bernardo LaPallo. He has disciplined his body and he has the desire to live longer. He has a few food secrets though, and he has been nice enough to reveal his food secrets. He resides in Mesa, Arizona and claims that he’s never been sick a day in his life. He avoids eating red meats and eats mostly organic foods. His secret is a recipe that he inherited from his from his father who was a doctor and a very disciplined man.

Bernardo is 113 and still kicking. He can still do a lot of stuff like solving crosswords and reading books. He was born in 1901 and he is still going. Don’t you want to know his food secrets? Well, I am giving them to you.

  1. Garlic: Garlic helps improve iron metabolism in the body. This is because the diallyl sulfides in garlic help increase the production of the protein ferroportin. This protein runs across the cell membrane and forms a passageway that allows stored iron to leave the cells and become available where it is needed.
  2. Honey: Honey has many health benefits including the prevention of cancer, reducing ulcers, it is an anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, increases athletic performance, and reduces cough and throat irritation. Honey is a great alternative to using regular sugar.
  3. Cinnamon: Cinnamon is high in a substance with very powerful medicinal properties, it is loaded with antioxidants, has anti-inflammatory properties, cut the risk of heart disease, improves sensitivity to insulin hormone, and it lowers blood sugar levels.
  4. Chocolate: Yes, chocolate. Despite popular belief and the bad rap, chocolate gets, cacao, which is different from cocoa, has many health benefits. Consuming dark chocolate can reduce ageing, oxidative stress, blood pressure, and atherosclerosis.
  5. Olive oil: Olive oil reduces cancer risks, heart disease oxidative stress, blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoporosis.

So, if you want to live till you’re 113, try incorporating more of these foods into your diet. This man will swear by these foods health beneficial powers.

 

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