Oldest man in the world credits longevity to desserts, hot springs and telling people off

Relaxing is the secret to a long life — just ask the oldest man in the world.

Guinness World Records awarded the title of "Oldest Person Living (male)" to Masazo Nonaka on Tuesday, who has officially been alive for 112 years and 259 days. 

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Nonaka credits his longevity to "soaking in hot springs and eating sweets," according to Guinness World Records. His daughter says that Nonaka strives to live a stress-free life, and doesn't hesitate in telling someone off. 

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Japanese Masazo Nonaka, who was born 112 years and 259 days ago, eats his favorite cake as he receives a Guinness World Records certificate naming him the world's oldest man during a ceremony in Ashoro, on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, in this photo taken by Kyodo April 10, 2018. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS -THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. MANDATORY CREDIT. JAPAN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN JAPAN. THIS IMAGE WAS PROCESSED BY REUTERS TO ENHANCE QUALITY, AN UNPROCESSED VERSION HAS BEEN PROVIDED SEPARATELY. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Japanese Masazo Nonaka, who was born 112 years and 259 days ago, poses for a photograph with his family members as he receives a Guinness World Records certificate naming him the world's oldest man during a ceremony in Ashoro, on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, in this photo taken by Kyodo April 10, 2018. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. JAPAN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN JAPAN.
Japanese Masazo Nonaka, who was born 112 years and 259 days ago, eats his favorite cake as he receives a Guinness World Records certificate naming him the world's oldest man during a ceremony in Ashoro, on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, in this photo taken by Kyodo April 10, 2018. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS -THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. MANDATORY CREDIT. JAPAN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN JAPAN. THIS IMAGE WAS PROCESSED BY REUTERS TO ENHANCE QUALITY, AN UNPROCESSED VERSION HAS BEEN PROVIDED SEPARATELY.
Japanese Masazo Nonaka, who was born 112 years and 259 days ago, eats his favorite cake as he receives a Guinness World Records certificate naming him the world's oldest man during a ceremony in Ashoro, on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, in this photo taken by Kyodo April 10, 2018. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS -THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. MANDATORY CREDIT. JAPAN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN JAPAN.
Japanese Masazo Nonaka, who was born 112 years and 259 days ago, receives a Guinness World Records certificate naming him the world's oldest man during a ceremony in Ashoro, on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, in this photo taken by Kyodo April 10, 2018. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. JAPAN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN JAPAN.
Japanese Masazo Nonaka, who was born 112 years and 259 days ago, receives a Guinness World Records certificate naming him the world's oldest man during a ceremony in Ashoro, on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, in this photo taken by Kyodo April 10, 2018. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. JAPAN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN JAPAN.
TOPSHOT - Masazo Nonaka of Japan (R), aged 112, receives a certificate for the Guinness World Records' oldest male person living title from Erika Ogawa (L), vice president of Guinness World Records Japan, in Ashoro, Hokkaido prefecture on April 10, 2018. Nonaka was born on July 25, 1905. / AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS / JIJI PRESS / Japan OUT (Photo credit should read JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)
Masazo Nonaka of Japan, aged 112, smiles after being awarded the Guinness World Records' oldest male person living title in Ashoro, Hokkaido prefecture on April 10, 2018. Nonaka was born on July 25, 1905. / AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS / JIJI PRESS / Japan OUT (Photo credit should read JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)
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Nonaka's daughter told Guinness World Records that "if he doesn't want something, he'll make sure everyone knows about it."

He spends his lengthy retirement watching sumo wrestling on TV, reading the newspaper, and indulging in sweets. He also enjoys hanging out with his two cats, Haru and Kuro. If he doesn't like his dinner, he'll give it to them. 

Nonaka was born on July 25, 1905, over a year before the Wright Brothers' first flight and only months before Einstein published his theory of relativity. He inherits the title of Oldest Living Person from Francisco Nuñez Olivera, who passed away earlier this year at 113-years-old.

Nonaka celebrated his world record with cake in his hometown of Ashoro, Japan. 

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