Meet Alexander Imich, he just celebrated his 111th birthday..

This supercentenarian shared his top five secrets to living a very long life..


Alexander Imich

  1. • Not having children.
  2. • Not drinking alcohol.
  3. • Quitting smoking.
  4. • Playing multiple sports. “I was a gymnast,” he said. “Good runner, a good springer. Good javelin, and I was a good swimmer.”
  5. • A diet “inspired by Eastern mystics who disdain food,” the Times said. (According to Imich’s caregivers, he eats matzo balls, gefilte fish, chicken noodle soup, Ritz crackers, scrambled eggs, chocolate and ice cream.)
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