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Centenarian reveals the surprising drink that has kept her ‘youthful’ up to her 107th birthday

Centenarian reveals the VERY surprising secret to her ‘youth and beauty’ after celebrating her 107th birthday

  • A 107-year-old woman has revealed her surprise secret to living a long life
  • The Centenarian has maintained her youth with a daily can of Emu Export
  • She also attends exercise classes every Wednesday and has done for 40 years


A 107-year-old centenarian has revealed her surprising secret to living a long and youthful life – and its a refreshing Aussie favourite. 

Bid Grocke, from Perth, told Perth Now she has maintained her good health, beauty and lively personality for so many years by drinking a can of Emu Export beer each night. 

‘That’s what has kept me going, that’s what has kept me so healthy,’ she said, adding that she also heads to exercise classes every Wednesday as she has done for 40 years. 

The Emu Export is a famous West Australian Aussie lager first produced by Swan Brewery in Perth in 1954 when Bid was 40.   

A 107-year-old centenarian has revealed her surprising secret to living a long and youthful life – and its a refreshing Aussie favourite 

What habits can help you live longer? 

1. Stay Active – but don’t overdo it 

2. Get seven or eight hours of sleep a night 

3. Eat more plants and less meat 

4. Monitor your blood pressure and resting heart rate 

5. Take care of your teeth 

6. Don’t focus on fasting or dietary restriction 

Source: Andrew Steele, a computational biologist and longevity expert

A malt-based bitter drop, it’s one of the most popular beers in Western Australia – especially in summer – and has earned the nickname ‘bush chook’ 

Mrs Grocke celebrated her birthday on November 18, with the staff from her local BWS store and others who attended the party to gift Mrs Grocke with a cake and a carton of the lager. 

Despite Mrs Grocke’s age she continues to live independently and has no intention to leave. 

Bid Grocke, from Perth, told Perth Now she has maintained her good health, beauty and lively personality for so many years by drinking a can of Emu Export beer each night

Bid Grocke, from Perth, told Perth Now she has maintained her good health, beauty and lively personality for so many years by drinking a can of Emu Export beer each night 

Jan Robertson, Mrs Grocke’s daughter, says her mum’s secret to living a long life doesn’t just come down to drinking beer. 

‘My mum loves life and loves to laugh,’ Jan Robertson said.

Mrs Grocke isn’t the only one sharing her secrets to longevity, with Australia’s oldest man Dexter Kruger revealing he eats chicken brains regularly. 

Mr Kruger, from the rural town of Roma in Queensland, marked being 111 years and 124 days on the 14th of May while surrounded by family and friends.  

Mrs Grocke isn't the only one sharing her secrets to longevity, with Australia's oldest man Dexter Kruger (pictured) revealing he eats chicken brains regularly

Mrs Grocke isn’t the only one sharing her secrets to longevity, with Australia’s oldest man Dexter Kruger (pictured) revealing he eats chicken brains regularly 

Retired cattle rancher, Dexter Kruger, has officially become Australia’s oldest man alive said his secret to living a long and healthy life was regularly eating chicken brains and living in the countryside. 

The former veterinarian disclosed another key factor to his prosperous lifetime to Defence Minister Peter Dutton, who visited him on Monday. 

‘Find something you like to do, and do it well,’ Mr Kruger told 7News. 

‘I set myself a goal when I was quite young, and I achieved that.’

Mr Kruger, a retired cattle rancher (pictured, centre) has officially become Australia's oldest man alive

Mr Kruger, a retired cattle rancher (pictured, centre) has officially become Australia’s oldest man alive

Kruger, Australia's oldest-ever man, (pictured) has included eating chicken brains among his secrets to living more than 111 years

Kruger, Australia’s oldest-ever man, (pictured) has included eating chicken brains among his secrets to living more than 111 years

The author and poet has written 13 books and has an upcoming autobiography in the works, ‘when I was seven years old my father gave me a heifer calf and I’ve been in the cattle business ever since,’ he said. 

Following the death of his wife when he was 86, Mr Kruger decided to write books and has since self-published 12 of them.  

According to the Bureau of Statistics, there are more than 6,000 centenarians living in Australia with figures expected to double by 2023 due to the nation’s ageing population.  

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