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10 Foods (And Drinks) The Oldest People In The World Swear By

AKA your latest excuse to eat bacon.

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Four strips of bacon every morning, and Doublemint gum throughout the day —Susannah Mushatt Jones, Age 116

It's time to bacon-wrap EVERYTHING. Get the recipe.
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It's time to bacon-wrap EVERYTHING. Get the recipe.

Three bottles of Miller High Life and a shot of Johnnie Walker whiskey every day —Agnes Fenton, Age 110

Listen to Agnes and drink this Whiskey Sour. Get the recipe.
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Listen to Agnes and drink this Whiskey Sour. Get the recipe.

One tablespoon of whiskey in morning coffee —Richard Overton, Age 108

When in doubt, spike your coffee. It could be the reason you live to 108. Get the recipe.
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When in doubt, spike your coffee. It could be the reason you live to 108. Get the recipe.

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Crispy bacon, fried chicken, and ice cream —Gertrude Baines, Age 115

Let ice cream keep your bones strong. Get the recipe.
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Let ice cream keep your bones strong. Get the recipe.

Bacon strips aren't just for your doggy. They're your new key to life. Get the recipe.
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Bacon strips aren't just for your doggy. They're your new key to life. Get the recipe.

Three raw eggs every morning —Emma Morano, Age 115 (who added that staying single is good for one's health)

New saying in town: three eggs a day keep the doctor away. Get the recipe.
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New saying in town: three eggs a day keep the doctor away. Get the recipe.

Chewing on chocolate —Leandra Becerra Lumbreras, Age 127, the oldest person to ever live (She also swears by never marrying.)

Keep chewing. Get the recipe.
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Keep chewing. Get the recipe.

Leslie Stephens contributed to this post. For more, visit Food52.