Secrets of people who never get sick

Nadine Bells
Shine from Yahoo! Canada

Ever notice that some people just don’t get sick? Or maybe you’re one of the lucky few, able to brag about not recalling the last stuffy nose or upset stomach you've had.


Author Gene Stone recently highlighted the sometimes-surprising secrets of 25 such super-healthy people in his book “The Secrets of People Who Never Get Sick.”


Among his most surprising stay-healthy discoveries? Cold showers.


“Many of the secrets were surprising, but cold showers was the oddest of all — not just because it sounds so strange — but also because there’s a large body of research that validates its efficacy (most of it, unsurprisingly, coming from cold Northern Europe),” Stone told Fox News.

[See also: Folk remedies that work]


Stone also confessed that he’s adopted the habit of chewing raw garlic since researching his book. (The ancient Egyptians ate raw garlic enough to warrant garlic-ration complaints on the pyramids.)


Other secrets in his book include drinking brewer’s yeast dissolved in hot water — it’s a great source of vitamins and minerals — eating a calorie-restricted diet, napping, balancing the body’s pH levels, and weight lifting.

lists other secrets of the always-healthy. Read them here. (Yes, an apple a day really does keep the doctor away.)


Do you rarely get sick? If so, what’s your secret?


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