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10 Foods (and Drinks) the Oldest People in the World Swear By

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This morning, we read that the oldest woman in the world, Susannah Mushatt Jones, age 116, eats four strips of bacon every morning. This, coupled with a June report that supercentenarian Agnes Fenton, age 110, credits her age to three bottles of Miller Light everyday made us realize that we might consider changing some things up. Maybe we should be eating less kale and quinoa and more whiskey and ice cream.

Here is what to eat and drink for longevity, according to the oldest people in the world:

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

Apple, Bacon, Caramelized Red Onion Sandwiches with Arugula-Thyme Spread

Apple, Bacon, Caramelized Red Onion Sandwiches with Arugu... by em-i-lis

The Elegant Hors d'Oeuvre's Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts

The Elegant Hors d'Oeuvre's Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts by Genius Recipes

Bacon Jam

Bacon Jam by Hannah Petertil

Mint-Basil Chip Ice Cream

Mint-Basil Chip Ice Cream by wssmom

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

Whiskey Sour

Whiskey Sour by Erik Lombardo

Our Favorite Off-Duty Beers (And Why We Love Them)

Our Favorite Off-Duty Beers (And Why We Love Them) by Leslie Stephens

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Maple Old-Fashioned

Maple Old-Fashioned by Food52

Beer Can Chicken

Beer Can Chicken by Cara Nicoletti

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

Irish Hot Chocolate

Irish Hot Chocolate by Marian Bull

Magical Coffee

Magical Coffee by ErinH

 6 Things We Managed to Learn While Whiskey Tasting

6 Things We Managed to Learn While Whiskey Tasting by Leslie Stephens

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How to Use Alcohol in Desserts

How to Use Alcohol in Desserts by Catherine Lamb

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

Malted Vanilla Ice Cream with Chocolate-Covered Pretzels

Malted Vanilla Ice Cream with Chocolate-Covered Pretzels by fiveandspice

Grandma Virginia's Oven-Fried Chicken

Grandma Virginia's Oven-Fried Chicken by luvcookbooks

No-Cook Butter Pecan Ice Cream

No-Cook Butter Pecan Ice Cream by Posie Harwood

How to Cook Flat Bacon

How to Cook Flat Bacon by Derek Laughren

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

Momofuku's Soy Sauce Eggs

Momofuku's Soy Sauce Eggs by Genius Recipes

Lady & Pups' Magic 15-Second Creamy Scrambled Eggs

Lady & Pups' Magic 15-Second Creamy Scrambled Eggs by Genius Recipes

Deviled Eggs; Purgatory Edition

Deviled Eggs; Purgatory Edition by MeghanVK

Roger Vergé's Fried Eggs with Wine Vinegar

Roger Vergé's Fried Eggs with Wine Vinegar by Genius Recipes

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

Hot Chocolate Demitasses

Hot Chocolate Demitasses by Alice Medrich

Dark Chocolate and Walnut Zucchini Bread

Dark Chocolate and Walnut Zucchini Bread by Thalia

Chocolate Hazelnut Crack Ups

Chocolate Hazelnut Crack Ups by alice y

Chocolate-Hazelnut Mousse

Chocolate-Hazelnut Mousse by Alice Medrich

What foods will you preach when you're 152? Tell us in the comments below!

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