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Gary Johnson Is Probably The Healthiest Candidate For President

Libertarian presidential claimant Gary Johnson talks to a throng of supporters during an Aug convene in Salt Lake City.

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Libertarian presidential claimant Gary Johnson talks to a throng of supporters during an Aug convene in Salt Lake City.

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Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump expelled their medical annals progressing this month, and now it’s Libertarian hopeful Gary Johnson’s spin to exaggerate that he is “extremely physically fit.”

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The minute from a former New Mexico governor’s physician, Dr. Lyle B. Amer of Santa Fe, explains that a 63-year-old Johnson’s “decades of loyalty to earthy fitness, diet, no drinking, and no smoking have paid dividends as distant as his stream unusually good health during this time of his life.” (We’ll come behind to that smoking line.)

And while Trump’s alloy once boasted that a GOP hopeful would “be a healthiest particular ever inaugurated to a presidency,” it competence be Johnson who could explain that layer if his long-shot bid were to succeed.

Johnson has run 17 marathons, 4 Ironman Triathlons, is an active stone climber, and has climbed a 7 top summits on each continent, including Mount Everest (just after breaking a leg!). His alloy writes that Johnson, who weighs 172 pounds and has normal blood vigour and pulse, exercises about an hour a day. Before campaigning for boss though, he would practice approximately dual hours a day.

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Trump, in contrast, weighs 236 pounds and certified when he discussed his medical annals on The Dr. Oz Show that he doesn’t practice most (though he pronounced he believed “moving his hands around” as he was campaigning counted) and has an affinity for quick food.

Johnson has celiac disease, an autoimmune commotion where he can’t feast gluten, so he adheres to a gluten-free diet. He doesn’t take any drugs (Trump takes cholesterol remedy while Clinton takes medicines for her thyroid and to forestall blood clots). Johnson’s alloy does suggest he start holding a vitamin D addition along with aspirin to forestall heart disease.

Amer also writes that Johnson’s “prostate is smooth, nontender, normal for his age,” he has no arthritis, his liver is normal and that his “left large toe has scarring from a frostbite occurrence years ago.”

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While Johnson’s alloy says he doesn’t fume cigarettes and hasn’t dipsomaniac ethanol given 1987, a pro-marijuana-legalization claimant is famous for partaking in a drug; he pronounced progressing this summer he has abstained from smoking while he is using for a White House. The minute from his medicine doesn’t residence that drug use, and a call to his doctor’s bureau wasn’t answered.

Johnson’s trail to a White House is an ascending one, even with electorate undone with their choices of Trump or Clinton. But he has done several unfamiliar process flubs recently that might have done that stand even some-more difficult, blanking this week on a unfamiliar personality he admires. Earlier this month, he also wasn’t wakeful what Aleppo was — a Syrian city during a core of a country’s polite war.

Article source: http://www.npr.org/2016/09/30/496139721/gary-johnson-is-probably-the-healthiest-candidate-for-president?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=politics