Skip to main content

The One Major Secret to Living to 95, According to Queen Elizabeth

At 95 years old, Queen Elizabeth has had a longer reign than any British monarch that preceded her. While access to top-tier medical care, an adoring populace, and an army of adorable corgis to keep her active may have contributed to the Queen's incredible longevity, royal insiders say there's yet another secret to her healthy and long life: a habit she partakes in up to four times daily.

Read on to discover the Queen's secrets for staying healthy and active at 95. And for more on how your favorite stars live long, healthy lives, check out these 3 Major Secrets to Living to 99, According to Betty White.

She reportedly drinks four cocktails a day.

queen elizabeth II toasting with champagne

In his book Long Live the Queen: 23 Rules for Living from Britain's Longest-Reigning Monarch (via Women's Health), author Bryan Kozlowski claims that the Queen "habitually [knocks] back four strong cocktails a day—starting just before luncheon."

"Throughout her reign, alcohol has always served in the function of fast-acting stress reliever—a dose of liquid decompression on hectic days," Kozlowski adds.

RELATED: 9 Healthiest Cocktails You Can Make at Home

She takes daily walks.

queen elizabeth walking on the beach with her corgi

According to the Queen's biographer, Ingrid Seward, author of The Queen's Speech, My Husband and I, and Prince Philip Revealed, Queen Elizabeth is "a great believer in sensible exercise."

Seward says that the Queen's preferred form of exercise is the daily walk she takes with her beloved corgis.

Related: Over 60? These Walking Tips Will Help You Lose Weight

She rides horses.

queen elizabeth with her hair in a scarf riding a horse

Corgis aren't the only animals that the queen has a fondness for, insiders say.

The monarch is also an avid horseback rider, and a 2020 report in Vanity Fair suggests the queen makes horse rides part of her daily routine. "She is riding out every day and is making the most of this time," a palace insider told the publication.

She sticks to the same meals every day.

queen elizabeth in a purple suit cutting cake

Variety may be the spice of life, but when it comes to the Queen's longevity, repetition is key.

Brian Hoey, author of At Home with the Queen, says (via House and Garden) that she typically has cookies and Earl Gray tea upon waking, followed by toast with marmalade, yogurt with maple syrup, or cereal for breakfast.

According to Darren McGrady, a former chef for the royal family, the queen favors fish and vegetables for lunch, tea and cookies or cake for a snack, and meat or fish, like pheasant, venison, or salmon, for dinner.

For more longevity hacks, check out these 20 Foods You Should Be Eating Every Day for a Longer Life, and for the latest healthy eating news delivered to your inbox, sign up for our newsletter!

The post The One Major Secret to Living to 95, According to Queen Elizabeth appeared first on Eat This Not That.

Eat This Not That

Popular posts from this blog

lose weight No-exercise No-diet – super fast weight loss drink

To day in this post i will share with you A MAGICAL SLIMMING DRINK TO BURN FAT FAST .This Natural Drink to help SUPER FAST WEIGHT LOSS & also help to NO-EXERCISE NO-DIET WEIGHT LOSS FAST.

Actress Gabourey PRECIOUS Sidibe Shows Off Her AMAZING Weight Loss . . . She’s Already Dropped 75 POUNDS

Peep the before and after pics actress Gabourey Sidibe underwent weight loss surgery, to get her weight under control. And it’s been a HUGE success. Gabourey has stuck with her diet and exercise regimen and already lost 75 pounds.

The #1 Cause of Belly Fat, Says Science

Belly fat can be pretty stubborn and frustrating. Even if we try to watch what we eat, sometimes it refuses to budge! While belly fat is something many of us deal with, a lot of us don't really understand why it's happening and what we need to get rid of it — and the reality is what works for some, may not work for others. But the key to understanding our belly fat and finding ways to deal with it is to begin to understand why it is there in the first place. Read on to find out more—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You Have "Long" COVID and May Not Even Know It . 1 What Is Belly Fat? All of us have fat in our bodies, and that's a good thing! No, it's really true! "Fats play an important role, not only in providing energy to our body, but also in the regulation of our body temperature, and production of hormones," said Rebeca Stevenson, M.S., registered dietitian and chef at ADAPT wellnes