Here’s the 700-Calorie Breakfast That Google’s Lead Futurist Claims Will Help Him Live Forever

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Ray Kurzweil is considered to be one of the brightest thinkers and innovators of our century. Kurzweil, 68, has received numerous prestigious accolades including the MIT-Lemelson Prize, one of the largest in technology, and the National Medal of Technology from President Clinton. He is credited with creating the first print-to-speech reading machines for the blind and the first music synthesizer in collaboration with Stevie Wonder.

Kurzweil, Google’s leading futurist who spearheads a team of over 40 experts, recently revealed to Playboy his recipe for immortality, a goal he believes humans will be close to attaining as early as 2029. Kurzweil told Playboy:

I believe we will reach a point around 2029 when medical technologies will add one additional year every year to your life expectancy. By that I don’t mean life expectancy based on your birthdate, but rather your remaining life expectancy.”

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According to Kurzweil, he spends a few thousand dollars per day, an estimated $1 million a year, on maintaining his diet and eating habits. Apparently, the author and scientist takes 100 pills a day, which is a lot less than the 250 pills he used to pop a few years ago thanks to advances in technology. The pills cover everything from improving his heart, eyes, and brain to his sexual health.

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As for his breakfast, it consists mainly of healthy carbs, protein and fiber. He told the Financial Times that he eats roughly 700 calories every morning that includes:

  • A cup of berries (85 calories)
  • An ounce of dark chocolate infused with espresso (170 calories)
  • Smoked salmon and mackerel (100 calories per 3-ounce serving)
  • Cup of vanilla soy milk (100 calories)
  • Half a cup of porridge (150 to 350 calories)
  • Green tea (zero calories)
  • Stevia (zero calories)

According to Kurzweil, aside from healthy living and advances in technology, biotechnology is particularly what will help humans live longer lives. He told Playboy:

“It’s beginning to revolutionize clinical practice and will completely transform medicine within one to two decades. We’re starting to reprogram the outdated software of life — the 23,000 little programs we have in our bodies, called genes. We’re programming them away from disease and away from aging.”

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