A lifelong cook in a school cafeteria, a British woman celebrated her 105th birthday and revealed the reasons for her longevity. This is reported by Lancs Live.

Edna Walmsley was born in 1916, when the First World War was still raging in Europe. The woman lived her entire life in her hometown of Great Harwood, Lancashire. In addition to working in the school cafeteria, Walmsley has always been fond of reading, she especially loves poetry. The woman also loves travel – she has visited many European countries and even went to India alone.

The long-liver considers the secret of her longevity to be “the correct way of life, healthy nutrition and good upbringing received from her parents.” In addition, Walmsley regularly practiced yoga and baked pies and cakes for her family according to her own recipes.

The woman only moved to the Pendle Brook nursing home in 2020. Now she is regularly visited by numerous relatives. An employee of Pendle Brook said that despite her venerable age, Walmsley retained an excellent memory. “She remembers verses word for word, which she learned in early childhood,” said the long-liver nurse.

Earlier it was reported that a resident of Australia, who celebrated the 100th anniversary, shared the secret of longevity. Jean Diet believes she has lived this long thanks to her nutrition and regular exercise.

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