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    The Healthiest Old Person on the Planet Explains How to Stay in Shape

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    graham64
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    The Healthiest Old Person on the Planet Explains How to Stay in Shape

    Post by graham64 on Tue Apr 12 2016, 21:25


    Snippet from an interview with 96 year old Charles Eugster


    What do you eat to stay in shape?


    Variety is key. I start every day with a protein shake because, as you get older, your protein synthesis no longer functions as well. I avoid sugar and eat lots of meat, especially fat. I've been on a fat trip lately. Fat! Piles of fat. Yet, I was in a supermarket the other day and was perplexed to find yogurt with zero fat. What on earth is that? The idea of the nutrition pyramid where, at the top, is a little fat and meat, and at the bottom a lot of carbohydrates, is, excuse me, bullshit. Humans are so unbelievably stupid that we have begun to tinker with food. Our theories of nutrition have resulted in a pandemic of obesity. Can you imagine a hunter-gatherer enjoying a low-fat yogurt? Let me tell you this, too: I read a report recently which said that a fatty diet also increases your libido.

    Read full article here: http://www.vice.com/en_ca/read/charles-eugster-fittest-oap-on-planet


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    Re: The Healthiest Old Person on the Planet Explains How to Stay in Shape

    Post by chris c on Wed Apr 13 2016, 22:20

    Ah bless!

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