News 102 year old's secret? Booze!

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    Mildred Bowers: 102-year-old woman credits beer for her long life
    The secret to a century-long life – at least to one South Carolina centenarian – is a tall pint of cold beer, every single day.

    Mildred "Millie" Bowers will celebrate her 103rd birthday on 31 August. One of nine girls in her family, Ms Bowers survived the Great Depression and outlived two husbands. And she credits beer as one of the secrets to her longevity.

    “It’s all in the genes,” Ms Bowers told a local NBC affiliate. “I feel OK because I’m in good health.”

    She added: “Have a beer, doctor’s orders.”

    Ms Bowers got the go-ahead from her doctor to drink beer on a regular basis after sharing her love for the drink with nurses at her assisted living facility. She said the doctor immediately approved – and now she has her pint every day at 4 pm.

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    Whether or not other seniors should adopt the practice of having a daily beer, she said: “Yes, if they like it.”

    “Look, there are people who don’t like coffee and people who don’t like tea,” Ms Bowers added, “but I want everyone to drink what they like.”

    Ms Bowers is certainly not the first centenarian to chalk the secret to seemingly eternal – or at least quite long – life to regular, moderate alcohol consumption.

    Agnes Fenton, 111, said she made it to the age of 105 by drinking three Miller High Life beers and a shot of Johnnie Walker Blue Label scotch every day, beginning when she was 50.

    But Ms Fenton, who celebrated her birthday on 1 August, credits her long life to a power much higher than beer.

    “When I was 100 years old, I went to the mirror to thank God that I was still here,” the New Jersey woman said. “And I thank him every morning.”
     
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    Mildred.
     
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    I fucking knew it! :yes:
     
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    And que the song!

     
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    I'm gonna live til 150!!:hic:
     
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    My 97 year old Grandma wouldn't turn down a beer, or a shot of Creme de menthe.
     
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    After a certain age, your longevity is based on two things:

    1. Genetics

    2. Not getting hit by a car or some such accident.
     
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    Cold Gold makes ya Old
    Works most every time.
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    Similarly...I just ate a half-pound of burger (Highland cattle, grass fed) and drank about 2/3 bottle of Red from Italy.

    I figure I'll live to 110.

    Unless I get hit by a bus.
     
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    My maternal grandmother was a serious beer drinker. She was tiny, soft-spoken and ladylike, but boy, she loved her brew. She sipped it all day, every day and rarely seemed drunk. Died at 79 though. I guess the ciggies got her.
     
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    Miller lite and menthol Marlboro's?
     
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    Budweiser, I think.
     
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    who am I to argue? :beer:
     
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    79 seems about right.
     
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    Good run if she went double red.
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    My grandmother lived to be 104 (remarkably, she lived in THREE centuries! 1897-2001) and her sister, 94. They were from the Old Country and both drank wine with dinner every day.

    I think it's mostly genetics, though. Good genes are priceless.
     
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