Gallan told the newspaper that her “secret to a long life has been staying away from men. They’re just more trouble than they’re worth.” She noted that she also “made sure that I got plenty of exercise, eat a nice warm bowl of porridge every morning and have never gotten married.”
Last year when she turned 108, she credited her porridge — but not avoiding men — as the reason for her longevity.
The oldest person in the world is currently Susannah Mushatt Jones, who turned 116 over the summer. She claims that eating bacon is the secret to long life.