Peter Rehse wrote:
Shioda G., Ueshiba M., and Tomiki K. lived to a ripe old age. Shioda G. lived a pretty unhealthy life - I bet it was the cigarettes that killed him not the "one point".
and Tohei Sensei, the man who has kept one point for 65 years of his 85 years is still going.
quite a bit of heavy drinking over several decades can be added in to the mix for most of these Sensei's too.
any smoking of course has a big impact on heart disease and cancer. More so now than we even thought a few years ago.