Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years
Sadie lived to be 109 years old.
Bessie lived to be 104 years old.
Sadie made getting old a project. She began doing yoga at around 60 years of age. Bessie started at about 80 when she decided that Sadie looked better than her.
They eat a whole clove of garlic chopped every morning. They swallow the pieces whole to prevent odor.
They take a teaspoon of cod liver oil daily.
Eat as many as seven different vegetables a day. Plus lots of fresh fruits.
Take vitamins and minerals.
Bessie takes tyrosine when she’s a little blue.
They eat their big meal of the day at noon. In the evening they usually have a milk shake for dinner.