Health 104-Year-Old Woman Credits Long Life to Daily Diet Coke Habit

17:38  09 february  2018
17:38  09 february  2018 Source:   The Daily Meal

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Theresa Rowley, a 104 - year - old woman , credits Diet Coke for her long life . Although Rowley is living her best life at 104, copying her Diet Coke habit likely won't result in a longer life for yourself, and could result Like what you see here? Subscribe to our daily newsletter to get more of it. Sign-Up.

104 - year - old Michigan woman Theresa Rowland credits her long life and good health to her 36-year habit of drinking Diet Coke every day. Many centenarians have daily habits they say keep them feeling healthy and young.

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A person who lives to be 104 years old must have seen a lot and know many things. Theresa Rowley of Grand Rapids, Michigan, knows she loves Diet Coke, and at her age, she can drink as much of it as she likes. In fact, Rowley says she’s been drinking Diet Coke every day for so long that if anything in her life could be responsible for her impressive longevity, it must be the soda.

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A woman who turned 104 years old on January 1, 2018, has an interesting habit that CNN may want to pay We're taking a whole new approach. Start reading The Daily Wire WITHOUT ADS*. The local ABC affiliate says that Rowley credits her long life to drinking Diet Coke every single day.

Theresa Rowley, a 104 - year - old woman , credits Diet Coke for her long life . The Michigan woman said she drinks one can of the diet soda per day. Nutritionist Malina Linkas Malkani told INSIDER that Rowley's soda consumption is likely not a factor in her longevity.

According to Cosmopolitan UK, 104-year-old Theresa Rowley says she’s had at least one can of Diet Coke every day since the product launched in 1982, when she was 68 years old.

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A woman who has made it to 104 - years - old may have revealed the secret to living a long life – drinking lots of Diet Coke . Theresa Rowley, from Grand Rapids, Michigan, celebrated her 104th birthday on 1 January 2018 with friends at the Sentinel Retirement Community where she moved to

But for Theresa Rowley of Grand Rapids, Michigan, who turned 104 on Jan. 1, it may be all about guzzling a popular fizzy drink. WZZM says Rowley credits her long life to drinking at least one can of Diet Coke every single day.

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Rowley said she just started drinking Diet Coke because she liked it, and that habit has been going on for approximately 36 years.

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Do you know of anyone that has lived to be over 100- years - old . While consuming the occasional Diet Coke won't hurt you, Jaclyn London, MS, RD, CDN, Nutrition Director at the Good Housekeeping Institute, doesn't recommend starting a diet soda habit if you aren't sipping it already.

"Here I am 104 , and still nothing happens." It could be her daily consumption of her favorite drink that is the reason why nothing has happened. Tags: Diet Coke , aging, Long Life .

She says she doesn’t know if it’s really the Diet Coke habit that’s kept her in such good health and spirits for so many years, but she can’t think of any other explanation. She’s just been drinking it because she likes it. She's clearly very committed to the taste of the original Diet Coke, but it would be interesting to hear what she thinks of Diet Coke's new flavors.

"In 2010, I went on a diet. Little did I know in five years, it would end my marriage."

  Even if I’d wanted to stop, I couldn’t have. Pumping my arms, I pounded the pavement, enjoying the sensation of my muscles burning, of the sweat trickling down my back.<br>Even if I’d wanted to stop, I couldn’t have.

A woman who celebrated her 104 th birthday on New Year ’s Day has a surprising daily habit : She drinks a lot of Diet Coke ! Theresa Rowley, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, told WZZM that she consumes at least one can of her favorite beverage a day.

When asked why she drinks diet coke every day, Rowley answered, "I drink it because I like it. But Rowley is not the only person who credits her weird diet to her longevity. Elizabeth Sullivan, who turned 104 in 2015, told CNN that she felt Dr Pepper soda was the secret to her long life .

Many centenarians have daily habits they say keep them feeling healthy and young. Some of those things are thought to be healthful, and others are not. Francisco Nunez Oliviera recently died at the age of 113, and he attributed his long life to a diet of fresh vegetables and a daily glass of red wine. Meanwhile 111-year-old Grace Jones attributes her long life and good health to the shot of Scotch whisky she drinks every day, and one can only hope she’s right. For more centenarians’ dining habits, here’s what the world’s oldest people eat or ate every day.

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