'My fountain of youth': Incredible 70-year-old who defies ageing process with vegan diet of home-grown vegetables and rainwater
When Annette Larkins goes out with her husband of 54 years, people assume she is his daughter.
The image of health, vitality and youth with a petite size four frame and a line-free face, Mrs Larkins is in fact 70 years old. The resident of Miami-Dade County, Florida, attributes her youthful looks to her raw vegan diet and grows almost everything she eats in the garden she refers to as her 'fountain of youth'.
Fountain of youth: Annette Larkin looks at least 20 years younger than her 70 years which she credits to eating a completely raw, vegan diet and growing all the food in her garden
I don’t exactly know how I came to have about a dozen sweet potatoes in my pantry. I seem to remember buying a few for a casserole that I never got around to making, but I’m not quite sure how the others got there.