Woman turns 106 and shares trick to a long life – daily McDonald's Big Macs

Dorothy Nedd turned 106 last week – and the secret to her incredibly long life seems to be going to church every Sunday and drinking a Big Mac on the way home

Dorothy Nedd loves a Big Mac, maybe that’s why she lived so long (

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A woman who turned 106 last week has revealed the secret of how long she’s lived – she says it’s all thanks to her love for Jesus and Big Macs.

Dorothy Nedd was born in 1914, lived through both world wars and the moon landing and counts herself among the oldest living people today.

She still takes care of herself for the most part, but her granddaughter Zulema lives with her in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and helps her keep an eye on things Daily Star Reports.

In a recent interview, Zulema said Dorothy’s secret to longevity was her love for Jesus and McDonald’s Big Macs, as the two often enjoyed one of the hearty burgers on the way back from church.

Dorothy has lived a long and interesting life



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Zulema said, “Grandma used to take me to church and then sometimes after church we would go to McDonald’s and my grandma would get a Big Mac. She’s been getting Big Macs for a long time.”

Dorothy has always loved being around her family of nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild, but sadly she has not been able to see as much of them in recent years.

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Zulema continued, “Our family used to come over every Friday until the pandemic hit. We don’t do that anymore so it’s just FaceTime and they miss her but nobody wants to jeopardize her.”

Despite this, Dorothy is living her best life. “I feel fine,” said Dorothy FOX 29 newsShe said the only thing she wanted for her birthday was a little more “sweet home”.

Because life’s too short, a man has turned down a job that would have paid him £200,000 a year – so he can follow his dreams instead.

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James Kerslake, 42, always knew he wanted to start his own business, but he ended up in finance and soon had a high-flying career.

But then he went on holiday to Ibiza and realized he had given up on his goals, so James from Finchley, North London decided to give up his career and start his own cocktail company.

Now James’ business has continued to thrive and while he admits staying in finance would have been wiser, he said he has never regretted turning his back on his career.

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