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Some Of The Oldest People Ever To Live Spill Their Secrets On How To Live A Long Life

"No children, glass of wine, and positive attitude."

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Glamour gathered "secrets to living a very long life from the folks who all once held the title of oldest living human on earth (so they probably know what they're talking about)."

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Bel Kaufman, at age 101, said the secret to a long life is laughter.

Loretta Hodge, age 102, says, "Don't stress. Don't want so much. Be satisfied with what you've got."

"Always be curious about life."

"Good appetite, lots of friends, and keeping busy."

"Sports. And no children."

"One banana a day and six anacin pills."

"No drugs and booze. And waffles and sausage for breakfast."

"Nature, rich diet of pork, eggs and lard."

"Honey everyday. And occasionally a whiskey in the morning."

"Roll of bread and milk with linseed every morning."

"Sleep 10 to 14 hours a day."

"Greet each day with a smile and love people."

"A good cigar, lots of water, and singing."

"Boiled corn everyday."

"No children, glass of wine, and positive attitude."

"Frequent doses of vinegar and pickles."

"Reading newspaper and watching parliamentary debates."


"Donkey milk."

"A vegetarian diet and being an avid smoker."

"Never let anything phase you. You'll live longer."

"Buddha and the sun."

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