They do not have snacks, nor do they eat meat and when they do consume meat it is usually just about twice in a full year and usually just chicken or lamb. By doing this, they ensure that their body’s metabolism is not stretched.
It is in accordance to their traditional practice that the Hunza people do not eat anything for an extended period of two to four months. At this time they only drink dried unripe apricot juice. Today doctors believe that their diet and sustained periods of fasting has contributed to their good health and longevity.
The Hunza are truly a remarkable people they bathe in icy cold water regardless of if it’s at sub-zero temperature levels.
They are nature’s true testament to the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and indeed nature’s bastion of the proverbial fountain of youth.