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Ageless Satchel Paige-A Health Nut Pioneer?

April 5, 2004
by Bruce Taylor Seeman
Newhouse News Service

...It seemed Satchel Paige could pitch forever. But what was the old man's secret? Was his tireless, slingshot arm a quirk of genetics? Or was Paige a health nut before his time?...Many of today's elite athletes "eat meat in limited, moderated fashion," said Shelley Hearne, director of Trust for America's Health, a disease prevention group. "That's where you see performance truly enhanced."

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