Woman says eating raw veg has kept her going for 120 years

Woman says eating raw veg has kept her going for 120 years
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A senior citizen in Kedah who claims to be 120 years old and has outlived six husbands says she believes eating ulam (raw vegetables) since young is the secret to her longevity, reported Kosmo!

Puan Ahmad from Kampung Bendahara, Kodiang is said to have been born on April 12, 1896.

This has not been confirmed by the authorities.

Affectionately known as Tok Puan, she said she only relied on traditional medicine for minor illnesses over the years.

Asked about her wellbeing, Puan Ahmad said she can still move about unaided and hear quite well, but that her eyesight was no longer sharp.

She still cooks and makes her own coffee every day.

She rotates among the homes of her four children, who are between 65 and 74 years old.

Tok Puan has 19 grandchildren and 60 great grandchildren.

Tok Puan added that these days she rests more because she gets tired easily.

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