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  • A famous royal who you could say has been around the blocks is driving in his Land Rover

    一位著名的皇室成員,你可以說他已經走過了很多地方,正在駕駛他的路虎車

  • close to the Sandringham estate in Norfolk.

    靠近諾福克郡的桑德林漢姆莊園。

  • It's just another quiet day in a part of England noted for itsOutstanding Natural

    這只是英格蘭一個以 "傑出自然 "著稱的地區的又一個安靜的日子。

  • Beauty”, except this day something interrupts the usual pastoral tranquility of those country

    美",只是這一天有東西打斷了那些鄉村通常的田園寧靜。

  • roads.

    道路。

  • The Land Rover pulls out in front of a small car and smashes right into it.

    路虎車停在一輛小車前面,直接撞上了它。

  • Others are soon on the scene, seeing that two women are injured in the small vehicle

    其他人很快趕到現場,看到小車內有兩名婦女受傷。

  • and there's also a baby in the backseat.

    而且後座上還有一個嬰兒。

  • Thankfully the kid is ok, but the two women need a bit of hospital treatment.

    值得慶幸的是,孩子沒事,但兩個女人需要在醫院接受一下治療。

  • As for the driver of the Land Rover, he's slightly shaken, but he easily climbs out

    至於路虎車的司機,他略微有些顫抖,但他很容易就爬了出來。

  • of his overturned vehicle and just dusts himself off.

    在他翻倒的車輛上,他只是撣了撣身上的灰塵。

  • His Land Rover is bust-up, but he's in fine shape.

    他的路虎車被撞壞了,但他的狀態很好。

  • And get this, he's 97-years old.

    而且,他已經97歲高齡了。

  • If you don't know already, we're talking about Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh,

    如果你還不知道,我們說的是愛丁堡公爵菲利普王子。

  • and the husband of the British Queen.

    和英國女王的丈夫。

  • The question you might now ask yourself is how is a 97-year old man not just able to

    你現在可能會問自己的問題是,一個97歲的老人如何不僅能夠

  • drive a car but get out of a wreck and seem perfectly ok?

    開車,但從車禍中脫身,似乎完全沒事?

  • What are his bones made out of, adamantium!?

    他的骨頭是什麼做的,金剛砂!?

  • You can't also overlook the strength of his heart.

    你也不能忽視他內心的力量。

  • As for his wife, dear Lilibet, she was also well past 90 at the time of the crash and

    至於他的妻子,親愛的莉莉貝特,在車禍發生時她也已經過了90歲,而且

  • still took the news on the chin.

    仍然接受了這個消息。

  • What is it with those royals?

    那些皇室成員是怎麼回事?

  • Do they know something we don't?

    他們是否知道一些我們不知道的事情?

  • How do they live so well for so long?

    他們是如何在這麼長的時間裡活得這麼好的呢?

  • Today we'll find out.

    今天我們將找出答案。

  • First of all, not all royals live until a ripe old age, but a lot do.

    首先,不是所有的王室成員都能活到老,但很多人都能做到。

  • Back in the day when royals thought interbreeding was a good idea some of them lived with continual

    在王室認為雜交是個好主意的時代,他們中的一些人生活在持續的

  • health problems and quite a few barely made it past their infant years.

    健康問題,相當多的人幾乎沒有度過他們的嬰兒期。

  • If you look at the Thai monarchy, the former King lived until he was 88, but if you go

    如果你看一下泰國的君主制,前國王一直活到88歲,但如果你去看看

  • back a few years to King Chulalongkorn, you'll find that many of his 77 surviving children

    回到幾年前的朱拉隆功國王,你會發現他的77個倖存子女中有許多人

  • that he had with his 116 wives, consorts, and concubines, died very young.

    他與他的116位妻子、妃子和嬪妃在一起,很早就死了。

  • Back then they thought procreating with half-sisters and close relatives was a good idea.

    那時,他們認為與同父異母的姐妹和近親生育是一個好主意。

  • We now know that's a really bad idea.

    我們現在知道那是一個非常糟糕的主意。

  • The Europeans did it, too, but they also eventually quit hooking up with their own bloodline.

    歐洲人也是這樣做的,但他們也最終放棄了與自己的血緣關係掛鉤。

  • So, yes, in the past, Royals didn't especially have very long lives, but these days things

    是以,是的,在過去,羅伊人並不特別有很長的生命,但這些天的事情

  • are different.

    是不同的。

  • Take for instance Queen Elizabeth II's mother, known as Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.

    以英國女王伊麗莎白二世的母親為例,她被稱為伊麗莎白王后。

  • She almost made it to 102 to become the oldest surviving monarch of the British royal family.

    她幾乎在102年成為英國王室現存最年長的君主。

  • She died peacefully while getting some Zzzzs after suffering from a cold for a few weeks.

    她在患了幾周的感冒後,在打盹的時候安詳地死去。

  • The Queen Mother's record was broken by her sister-in-law, Princess Alice, Duchess

    太后的記錄被她的嫂子愛麗絲公主公爵夫人打破。

  • of Gloucester, who did make it to 102.

    格洛斯特(Gloucester)的人,確實做到了102歲。

  • Then you had Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, the daughter of Queen Victoria, who popped

    然後你有愛麗絲公主,阿斯隆伯爵夫人,維多利亞女王的女兒,她突然出現了

  • her clogs aged 97.

    她的木屐97歲了。

  • Queen Victoria herself clocked out at 81, which when you consider life expectancy during

    維多利亞女王本人在81歲時就去世了,如果你考慮到維多利亞時期的預期壽命,就會發現這一點。

  • her reign was in the 40s for both men and women, she didn't have a “bad innings

    她的統治是在40年代的男性和女性,她沒有一個 "壞局"

  • at all.

    在所有。

  • As for her mom, Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, she was born in 1786 and made it all the way

    至於她的母親,薩克森-科堡-薩爾費爾德的維多利亞公主,她出生於1786年,並一路走來。

  • to 74.

    至74。

  • As for centenarians from other royal families, there is a long list of them.

    至於其他皇室家族的百歲老人,有一個很長的名單。

  • Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II, the Queen mother of the Ashanti Kingdom, died in 2016

    阿散蒂王國的王后Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II於2016年去世。

  • aged 109.

    109歲。

  • The African monarch Francisco Malabo Beosá left this world in 2001 aged 105.

    非洲君主弗朗西斯科-馬拉博-貝奧薩於2001年離開這個世界,享年105歲。

  • The German Princess Isabelle of Salm-Salm died aged 105 in 2009.

    德國薩爾姆-薩爾姆的伊莎貝爾公主於2009年去世,享年105歲。

  • The Japanese prince, Higashifushimi Kunihide, left us aged 103 in 2014.

    日本王子東伏見國英於2014年離開我們,享年103歲。

  • Marianne, Princess zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn, is still alive today aged 101.

    瑪麗安,祖-賽恩-維特根斯坦-賽恩公主,今天仍然活著,年齡為101歲。

  • Ok, so it seems the royals on average seem to live longer lives than the rest of us do

    好吧,看來皇室成員的平均壽命似乎比我們其他人要長。

  • on average.

    平均而言。

  • But why is that exactly?

    但這究竟是為什麼呢?

  • First of all, we should point out the obvious and that is wealth, or class, or whatever

    首先,我們應該指出明顯的一點,那就是財富,或階級,或任何東西

  • you want to call it.

    你想叫它。

  • There might not be any royal family in the US, but there is a hell of a lot of rich people.

    美國可能沒有任何皇室,但有很多有錢人。

  • You might not know this, but life expectancy in that country for the rich and poor differs

    你可能不知道,在那個國家,富人和窮人的預期壽命是不同的

  • vastly.

    巨大的。

  • It's now said if you're born wealthy in America your life expectancy is almost 15

    現在有人說,如果你在美國出生時很富有,你的預期壽命幾乎是15歲。

  • years greater than a poor personon average of course.

    比窮人多出幾年--當然是平均而言。

  • What about Britain, where the aging royals live?

    老年王室成員居住的英國呢?

  • It isn't so different there, either.

    那裡的情況也沒有什麼不同。

  • If you look at data from the Office for National Statistics you can see that if you come from

    如果你看一下國家統計局的數據,你可以看到,如果你來自

  • one of the most deprived areas in the country your life expectancy is around 74.

    在全國最貧困的地區之一,你的預期壽命約為74歲。

  • If you come from one of the least deprived areas your life expectancy is 83.

    如果你來自最不貧困的地區之一,你的預期壽命是83歲。

  • With that in mind, what is the absolute least deprived area in the UK?

    考慮到這一點,英國絕對最不貧困的地區是什麼?

  • The answer is Buckingham Palace and the other places where the royals are waited on hand

    答案是白金漢宮和其他王室成員被伺候的地方。

  • and foot 24/7.

    和步行24小時。

  • It doesn't take a genius to understand that working 12-hour shifts 6 days a week in a

    不需要天才也能理解,在一個星期6天的時間裡,12小時的輪班工作,在這樣的環境中,你會發現你的生活是多麼的艱難。

  • factory full of toxic fumes isn't that good for you.

    充滿有毒氣體的工廠對你來說並不那麼好。

  • Then on the weekend, you spend your hard-earned money doing rails of crushed Ritalin while

    然後在週末,你花著你辛苦賺來的錢,做著碾碎利他林的軌道,而

  • drinking copious amounts of extra-strength alcohol to forget you have a job.

    飲用大量超強度的酒精,以忘記自己有工作。

  • Ok, not all people in deprived areas live such unhealthy lives, but many do, and just

    好吧,不是所有貧困地區的人都過著如此不健康的生活,但很多人都是如此,只是

  • about all of the poorest people don't have the cash or time to do evening yoga sessions

    大約所有最貧窮的人都沒有現金或時間來做晚間瑜伽課程

  • and buy the latest life-prolonging supplements.

    併購買最新的延長生命的保健品。

  • So, that's one reason why royals tend to live so long.

    是以,這就是王室成員往往活得這麼長的原因之一。

  • They have enough money to buy items that might prolong life.

    他們有足夠的錢來購買可能延長生命的物品。

  • They have people who can cook the most nutritious meals for them and they don't get involved

    他們有人可以為他們做最有營養的飯菜,而他們卻不參與。

  • in knife fights on the bus home from their grueling shift.

    在結束艱苦的工作後,他們在回家的公共汽車上用刀打架。

  • The poor are at risk of developing certain diseases that the rich don't get so much,

    窮人有患某些疾病的風險,而富人卻不那麼容易得病。

  • such as juvenile diabetes.

    如青少年糖尿病。

  • The rich are less likely to suffer from stress and depression than the poor, and depression

    富人患壓力和抑鬱症的可能性比窮人低,而抑鬱症

  • can lead to other health complications.

    可能導致其他健康併發症。

  • As for stress, many diseases related to being poor are related to chronic stress.

    至於壓力,許多與貧窮有關的疾病都與慢性壓力有關。

  • Stress over long periods of time suppresses the immune system, which can lead to disease.

    長時間的壓力會抑制免疫系統,這可能導致疾病。

  • Of course, the royals get stressed, but they might not suffer from the chronic stress that

    當然,王室成員也會有壓力,但他們可能不會遭受到長期的壓力,因為

  • many people do who are continually fearing the loss of a job or wondering how they'll

    許多人一直在擔心失去工作,或想知道他們將如何應對。

  • pay their next bill.

    支付他們的下一個賬單。

  • There are also studies that suggest inequality is worse than actual poverty when it comes

    也有研究表明,當涉及到不平等問題時,不平等比實際的貧困更糟糕。

  • to chronic stress.

    對慢性壓力。

  • You can be poor amongst the poor and that might not be as bad as being the lowest in

    你可以是窮人中的窮人,但這可能沒有成為最底層的人那麼糟糕。

  • a country where there are extreme economic differences.

    一個存在極端經濟差異的國家。

  • The royals are the highest of the high, so they won't suffer in this respect.

    王室成員是高高在上的人,所以他們在這方面不會受到影響。

  • Sure, there are also diseases of affluence, especially if someone is so rich that they

    當然,也有富裕的疾病,特別是如果有人非常富有,以至於

  • mainline foie gras every evening while imbibing two bottles of the finest Scotch whisky, but

    每天晚上在喝兩瓶最好的蘇格蘭威士忌的同時,主線鵝肝,但

  • the royals these days tend not to do that.

    現在的王室成員往往不會這樣做。

  • Even chain-smoking royals are a thing of the past.

    即使是連鎖吸菸的皇室成員也是過去的事了。

  • These days they are almost all a picture of good health.

    這些天來,他們幾乎都是健康的形象。

  • It wouldn't be good PR if, say, a royal talked to Oprah while sucking on a Marlboro

    如果一個皇室成員一邊吸著萬寶路一邊和奧普拉談話,這可不是什麼好的公關。

  • Light and downing a bottle of vodka.

    光,喝下一瓶伏特加。

  • But there's more to royal longevity than saying no to drugs, avoiding stress, or hard

    但是,皇家長壽不僅僅是對毒品說 "不"、避免壓力或硬性規定。

  • work, and having enough money to have a varied and nutritious diet.

    工作,並有足夠的錢來獲得多樣化和有營養的飲食。

  • Let's now get back to Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip.

    現在讓我們回到伊麗莎白二世女王和菲利普親王的話題。

  • If you look at a lot of royals of their time and before their time, they smoked liked chimneys

    如果你看一下他們那個時代和他們那個時代之前的很多皇室成員,他們抽菸就像煙囪。

  • and many of them didn't live that long at all, mainly because they died of smoking-related

    而他們中的許多人根本沒有活那麼久,主要是因為他們死於與吸菸相關的

  • diseases.

    疾病。

  • Liz and Phil took a different route, and it seems to have worked out for them.

    利茲和菲爾採取了不同的路線,而且似乎對他們來說是成功的。

  • If you look at places around the world where people generally live a long time one of the

    如果你看一下世界上那些人們一般都活得很久的地方,其中之一就是

  • things that those people do is spend a lot of time walking outdoors.

    這些人所做的事情是花大量時間在戶外行走。

  • The current royals are always out in the countryside, walking in the fresh air and generally meeting

    現任皇室成員總是在郊外,在新鮮的空氣中散步,一般都會遇到

  • their health app's daily expectations.

    他們的健康應用程序的日常期望。

  • When they're not having fun walking around or participating in blood sports, royals are

    當他們不開心地走來走去或參加血腥的運動時,王室成員們就會

  • often doing their touring duties.

    經常做他們的巡迴演出任務。

  • That also involves lots of walking.

    這也涉及到大量的步行。

  • What did they use to do with people with chronic illnesses in the past?

    過去他們對患有慢性病的人是怎麼做的?

  • The answer is they used to send them to the sanatorium to get some fresh air.

    答案是他們曾經把他們送到療養院去呼吸一些新鮮空氣。

  • The royals have had no shortage of fresh air during their lives, that's for sure.

    王室成員在他們的生活中不缺乏新鮮空氣,這是肯定的。

  • What's also important is that when they are not walking around fenced-off bits of

    同樣重要的是,當他們不在有圍欄的地方走動時

  • countryside and do become a bit sick, they have the best healthcare in the entire world.

    鄉下,確實有點生病,他們有整個世界上最好的醫療保健。

  • Not long before we wrote this show, Prince Philip came out of the hospital ingood

    在我們寫這個節目前不久,菲利普親王以 "良好 "的狀態從醫院出來了。

  • spiritsafter having heart surgery.

    做完心臟手術後,"精神"。

  • The royal family not only has private doctors at their beck and call, but they don't have

    王室不僅擁有隨叫隨到的私人醫生,而且他們沒有

  • to join a queue to receive treatment from the NHS.

    參加排隊接受國民保健服務的治療。

  • People can die waiting to receive care, whereas that would never in a million years happen

    人們可能在等待接受護理時死亡,而這在一百萬年內都不會發生。

  • to a royal.

    到皇家。

  • In fact, at their private hospital in Marylebone, London, aka, “London's foremost private

    事實上,在他們位於倫敦Marylebone的私人醫院,又稱 "倫敦最重要的私人醫院"。

  • hospital”, they receive the best medical care available to man or woman.

    醫院",他們得到了男人或女人可以得到的最好的醫療護理。

  • Every patient at that hospital has four nurses dedicated to them, and we imagine the royals

    那家醫院的每個病人都有四個護士專門負責他們,我們想象一下,皇室成員們

  • get an even better deal.

    得到一個更好的交易。

  • They also talk to some of the world's leading physicians, who, according to the hospital,

    他們還與一些世界領先的醫生交談,根據醫院的說法,他們。

  • providededicated, individual attention.”

    提供 "專門的、個別的關注"。

  • This is a far cry from lying in a packed hospital ward with coughing, wheezing folks who may

    這與躺在擁擠的醫院病房裡與咳嗽、喘息的人在一起的情況大相徑庭,他們可能是

  • be bankrupted soon due to the outrageous bills.

    由於賬單太過驚人,很快就會破產。

  • Would Philip have left that hospital in good spirits had he faced the bottom rung of healthcare

    如果菲利普面對的是醫療保健的最底層,他是否會精神飽滿地離開那家醫院?

  • or would he have left it in a body bag?

    還是會把它放在屍袋裡?

  • When you look further into the countries and places of this world that have many long-living

    當你進一步研究這個世界上有許多長壽的國家和地方時

  • citizens another thing they tend to do is eat healthily.

    公民的另一件事是他們傾向於吃得健康。

  • Up in Scotland, folks might chow down on deep-fried pizza after drinking 11 pints in the pub,

    在蘇格蘭,人們在酒吧喝了11品脫的酒後,可能會大吃油炸比薩。

  • but the British royals, their diet is second to none in terms of health.

    但英國皇室成員,他們的飲食在健康方面是首屈一指的。

  • The Queen is well known for eating lots of fresh fruit and vegetables and when she eats

    女王以吃大量的新鮮水果和蔬菜而聞名,當她吃了

  • meat she likes her game - some of the healthiest meats.

    她喜歡她的遊戲--一些最健康的肉類。

  • The royals have so many estates that they can get the best, freshest produce, minus

    王室擁有如此多的莊園,他們可以獲得最好、最新鮮的產品,減去

  • all the chemicals, right from their very backyard.

    所有的化學品,就在他們的後院。

  • When the Queen wants to eat fish, and she loves fish, you can be sure it comes from

    當女王想吃魚時,而且她喜歡吃魚,你可以肯定它來自於

  • the freshest waters and so is not full of toxins.

    最新鮮的水,所以不充滿毒素。

  • The Queen famously steers away from starchy, high-carb products such as potatoes, pasta

    女王以遠離澱粉類、高碳水化合物的產品而聞名,如洋芋、意大利麵等。

  • and even rice, which are staple products the poor need to give them energy throughout the

    甚至是大米,這些都是窮人需要的主食產品,為他們在整個期間提供能量。

  • day so they can complete their backbreaking work.

    日,以便他們能夠完成其艱苦的工作。

  • Ok, she's partial to a cup of tea and a biscuit now and again, but she'd hardly

    好吧,她偶爾會偏愛一杯茶和一塊餅乾,但她很難做到。

  • be British if she wasn't.

    如果她不是,那就是英國人。

  • She even has a tipple in the days, usually gin, but she doesn't ever get wasted.

    她甚至會在這幾天喝些小酒,通常是杜松子酒,但她從來沒有喝醉過。

  • Some studies suggest that a bit of red wine or a small amount of alcohol might actually

    一些研究表明,喝一點紅葡萄酒或少量的酒精實際上可能

  • be good for us.

    對我們來說是好事。

  • That's not conclusive, but the kind of moderation that the Queen embraces might not necessarily

    這還不是決定性的,但女王所擁護的那種節制,未必是

  • be all that bad.

    是所有的壞。

  • Ok, so there are some sources that say she might drink as many as four drinks a day,

    好的,所以有一些消息來源說她可能每天喝多達四杯。

  • but she apparently spaces them out.

    但她顯然是把它們隔開了。

  • It's not like she's doing a three-liter bottle of insanely strong cider each night

    她又不是每晚都要喝三升裝的烈性蘋果酒。

  • while watching Eastenders.

    在看《東方時空》時。

  • She eats healthy, has a small G&T, walks around, and relaxes.

    她吃得很健康,喝一小杯G&T,到處走走,放鬆一下。

  • Can that be so bad for her?

    這對她來說有那麼糟糕嗎?

  • Evidently, not.

    顯而易見,不是。

  • Lastly, there's the mind.

    最後,是思想。

  • Whatever you think about the royals, especially the British ones who take up a lot of TV time,

    無論你對王室成員有什麼看法,尤其是佔據了大量電視時間的英國人。

  • they don't exactly lack purpose in life.

    他們並不完全缺乏生活的目標。

  • They have a large family, they need to be places, they're kind of supposed to rule

    他們有一個大的家庭,他們需要的是地方,他們應該是一種統治。

  • a kingdom.

    一個王國。

  • There's hardly ever a dull day for these people.

    對這些人來說,幾乎沒有一天是枯燥的。

  • There are some studies that suggest if you have purpose, if you still have so much to

    有一些研究表明,如果你有目標,如果你還有那麼多的東西要

  • get done, you might just live longer.

    做到這一點,你可能就會活得更久。

  • Maybe there's some luck thrown in there, too.

    也許也有一些運氣的成分在裡面。

  • Elizabeth and Philip don't seem to have been born with any genetic defects that make

    伊麗莎白和菲利普似乎沒有生來就有任何基因缺陷,使得

  • some susceptible to various diseases.

    一些人容易受到各種疾病的影響。

  • To borrow from a now-deceased American comedian, their family tree may look a bit like a stump,

    借用一位現已去世的美國喜劇演員的話來說,他們的家譜可能看起來有點像樹樁。

  • but these two seemed to have dodged a few bullets.

    但這兩個人似乎躲過了幾顆子彈。

  • Perhaps when royals aren't born with too many close-relative genes, their other good

    也許當王室成員沒有生來就有太多的近親基因時,他們的其他好

  • fortunes bless them with a very long life.

    運氣保佑他們長命百歲。

  • Now you need to watch, “When Royal Inbreeding Went Horribly Wrong (And Other Royal Family

    現在你需要觀看,"當皇家近親繁殖出了可怕的錯誤(以及其他皇室家族

  • Stories)”.

    故事)"。

  • Or, have a look at, “How Protected Is The British Royal Family?”

    或者看看,"英國皇室的保護程度如何?"

A famous royal who you could say has been around the blocks is driving in his Land Rover

一位著名的皇室成員,你可以說他已經走過了很多地方,正在駕駛他的路虎車

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