the longevity secret is to eat sweet potatoes almost every day
January 10, 2019 17:18 Source: China News Network
BEIJING, January 10 (Xinhua) According to the Australian "Sing Tao Daily" report, local time on the 9th, the oldest person in the United States, the United States, Missie Brown (Lesie Brown) died in the world, at the age of 114. According to the family, one of the secrets of the longevity of the elderly is to eat a sweet potato almost every day.
The report said that Brown lived with one of his daughters during his lifetime. According to her family, she passed away in the home of the Cleveland Heights, Ohio.
When Brown celebrated his 109th birthday in 2013, he said in an interview with a television station that it is "God's will" to live in the world for so long. According to the family, one of her longevity secrets is to eat a sweet potato almost every day. It is reported that the elderly still maintain this habit after the age of 100.
Brown once said, "Hey! I don't know. They said it was because I ate a lot of sweet potatoes, but I don't think so. I don't know, this is God's will."
Born in Georgia in 1904, Brown grew up in a rural neighborhood near Atlanta with 12 brothers and sisters. At the age of 18, she moved to Cleveland to settle down with her family. Four years later, she became a family member. She gave birth to three daughters and two sons. Her husband died in 1991.
In May 2018, she became the oldest person in the United States. When the daughter told her the news, Brown responded, "very good."
At present, it is unclear about the oldest person who is still alive in the United States. According to records, the oldest person in the world is now Tian Zhongjia, who lives in Fukuoka City, Kyushu, Japan, and is 116 years old.