The oldest woman in the world, who turns 117 Today, says that eating eggs is one of the main reasons why.
Emma Morano says that she first began eating eggs in her teens when a doctor prescribed them to treat anemia.
The doctor first prescribed to her three eggs a day and stuck with it for more than 90 years. She has since backed that down and added a little treat.
“I eat two eggs a day and that’s it. And cookies,” she told the AFP news agency earlier in 2016. “But I do not eat much because I have no teeth.”
The global population is aging at an unprecedented rate with 8.5 percent of people worldwide — or more than 600 million — now aged 65 and over, said the US Census Bureau report. – See more at: http://www.newvision.co.ug/new_vision/news/1420729/global-elderly-population-exploding#sthash.MYCvyl4n.dpuf