Do you ever wonder why some people have a very long life? Check this out!
Bernardo LaPallo is 111 years old! He truly looks and acts like he is 80 or even younger.
This man has never been sick a day in his life! He is a big fan organic fruits and vegetables. Bernardo regularly consumes these 5 foods which his father who was a doctor told him to eat. His father lived a long life too to 98 years old.
“You are what you eat!” says Bernardo
Daily he solves crossword puzzles and read books to keep his mind sharp.
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The 5 Foods that Bernardo LaPallo Eats
- Reduces Cholesterol: There many studies that confirm that garlic in several forms can reduce cholesterol. – The Journal of the Royal College of Physicians
- Is an Healthy Aphrodisiac! Tibetan monks were forbidden from entering the monasteries if they had eaten garlic.
- An Anti-oxidant: Researchers have widely believed that the organic compound, allicin acts as the world’s most powerful antioxidant. – Research Sheds Light on Health Benefits of Garlic
- Antibiotic: The allicin in garlic is also a powerful antibiotic , which fights infection and bacteria. – Antimicrobial properties of allicin from garlic.
- Prevents cancer and heart disease: Honey contains flavonoids, antioxidants which help reduce the risk of some cancers and heart disease.
- Reduce ulcers and other gastrointestinal disorders.
- Anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-fungal: “All honey is antibacterial, because the bees add an enzyme that makes hydrogen peroxide,” said Peter Molan, director of the Honey Research Unit at the University of Waikato in New Zealand.
- Increase athletic performance. Ancient Olympic athletes would eat honey and dried figs to enhance their performance. Also, reduces cough and throat irritation.
Cinnamon has been used for nausea, hyperacidity, to promote good digestion, IBS, diarrhea, flues and colds, body lice, improved sugar metabolism, colic, as an antimicrobial (esp. the essential oil), and to stimulate good circulation.
- Lowers cholesterol.
- May improve your ability to see in low-contrast situations, such as poor weather according to study, from England’s University of Reading in 2011.
- The fiber in chocolate has been shown to reduce the rate of colorectal cancer.
- Cocoa has anti-clotting, blood-thinning properties. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
- Chocolate has been shown to repair liver cells after alcohol consumption.
- Helps lower bad cholesterol and raise good cholesterol.
- Reduces colon, breast and skin cancers.
- Lowers the incidence of gallstones.
- Helps control blood sugar levels.
- Polyphenols in olive oil act as anti-inflammatory properties.
Note: make sure you are consuming real olive oil.
Walter Breuning was the world’s oldest man; he died aged 114 on April 14, 2011 .
“If you keep your mind busy and keep your body busy, you’re going to be around a long time.” he said on his 112 birthday he sharing one of his secrets to a having a long life.
May you enjoy a healthy long life.
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