MOSCOW, 10 APR – RIA Novosti. Relatives of the Japanese, Masazo Nonaka, recognized as the oldest man in the world, spoke about the secret to his longevity. About it reports Sky news.
Earlier in the day 112-year-old man handed the certificate, confirming the title of the oldest person on the planet. Record born July 25, 1905 on the island of Hokkaido. Masazo a big family: seven brothers living nearby, a sister and five children.
As reported on the official website of the Guinness Book of records, the Japanese believes the secret to a long life sweet tooth, reading a newspaper and bathing in the hot springs. This information was confirmed by the channel’s granddaughter, Masajo.
“He loves sweets – both Japanese and Western style,” said YUKO Nonaka. According to her, the newspaper her grandfather read every day, and often dipped into the sources, despite the fact that moves on a wheelchair.
“He needs a wheelchair, but he’s in good condition,” she said.
The previous record belonged to the longevity of the 113-year-old Francisco Oliver from Spain, he died in February of this year. The oldest man that ever lived on the planet, was named Jean Louise calment, lived to 122 years and 164 days. Masazo is not the first Japanese, famous for record-breaking longevity. In 2017, the government counted in Japan 68 thousand people in a hundred years old or older.