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PRAL, Mortality Risk, and Lifespan

Within the body, meat, grains, and nuts are generally acid-forming, whereas vegetables and fruits are alkaline-forming. Is the distinction between whether your diet is acid- or alkaline-forming important for optimal health and lifespan? 629 more words


105-year-old woman gets firefighters for her birthday

Asked what she wanted for her 105th birthday, Ivena “Ivy” Smailes, a British woman living at the Addison Court Care Home in Crawcrook, England, said that the only thing she wanted was “a cake delivered by a fireman with tattoos.” Thanks to Debra Carter, a worker at the facility, Smailes got her wish. 195 more words

Crossing Over

Our dear Elizabeth crossed over to the other side this morning. Even though you try to prepare yourself for the inevitable, reality in losing a loved one and having to say goodbye, still has a way of slapping you in the face! 294 more words


Grenada’s Oldest Woman Honoured By Queen Elizabeth

Source: Grenada Informer

Written by  Rawle Paterson

A 114-years-old great-great-grandmother from Carriacou is being honored as one of the oldest women in the world.

For the first time in her long life Leonora Noel has received a birthday greeting from Queen Elizabeth – but it arrived late.   413 more words

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Start saving for retirement early, Canadians are living longer

WINNIPEG — Lots of candles were needed at a Winnipeg retirement home on Tuesday as three of their residents celebrated their 100th birthdays.

It was a big milestone for the residents, and one that Canadians will likely start celebrating more often. 116 more words


Secret no.51 Dancing naked in front of a mirror

This is a novel longevity secret in two ways: it’s not quite from a centenarian and it’s really a gentle dig at the whole idea of longevity secrets… 245 more words

Okinawa’s Longevity Lessons

This is an excerpt from Blue Zones: Lessons For Living Longer From The People Who’ve Lived The Longest by Dan Buettner.

Embrace an ikigai
Older Okinawans can readily articulate the reason they get up in the morning. 434 more words