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Want To Be A “Super Ager”? Adopt a Healthy Aging Mindset

Want To Be A “Super Ager”? Adopt a Healthy Aging Mindset

We’ve got Super Man and Super Girl, so why not be a Super Ager?  It’s a term that was coined by UCSF researcher, Joel Kramer, PsyD, who has studied a set of seniors that defy the odds on aging. He’s been assessing the personality traits of those who thrive into their 80’s and beyond, and has found a consistent theme: a healthy aging mindset is a distinguishing factor.  The subjects with sharp cognition and vitality stay engaged in projects, they volunteer and have close family ties.

Fragrant Cauliflower “Rice”

Fragrant Cauliflower “Rice”

VIDEO: One of the latest products to hit the produce aisle is cauliflower “rice”. This is just a head of cauliflower that’s been chopped into pea-size pieces. You can buy it precut, break it down with a knife or do it in small batches in a food processor. It’s the perfect stand-in for starchier carbs like grains, and it can be mashed, like potatoes or blended into a savory dip.