I’ve been vegan for more than 20 years and thought that was a long time, but Loreen Dinwiddie takes the vegan cake. The Oregon resident, who just celebrated her 108th birthday, went vegan in 1922 and never looked back. Loreen attributes her longevity to “fruits, vegetables, and nuts. It’s all there in the Bible.” She may be onto something, since studies show that vegans slash their risk of our nation’s top killers: heart disease, cancer, strokes, and diabetes.
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Watch Loreen in action and see if you don’t agree that she deserves our vote for Cutest Vegan Centenarian. Do you know someone who’s been vegan as long (or nearly as long) as Loreen? Comment and tell us about it!
Written by Alisa Mullins