Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: What is the Candida Diet and will it improve your health? > Health-in-Motion 01 November 2016 Our memories tend to become increasingly hazy as we get older. Our memories tend to become increasingly hazy as we get older, perhaps because our brains naturally start shrinking from the age of 40. The exceptions are what researchers are calling ‘superagers’. These folks are genetically predisposed to retaining a good memory even at an advanced age. To qualify, you have to be older than 80 and perform as well as 55-year-old in memory tests. Using MRI scans, scientists have discovered that their brains shrink by an average of only 0.8 per cent compared to the normal rate of around 2 per cent. 0 More: Daily Dose: What is the Candida Diet and will it improve your health?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Can I get flu from my dog? Diet and nutrition What is the Candida Diet and will it improve your health? Medical You can still save your heart if you are middle-aged and out of shape Lifestyle 3 foods you must eat if you’ve ever smoked Mental health Why some people freak out about belly buttons Medical 'Dead' man snores back to life right before his autopsy From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Fact or myth? » Clearing up the confusion around coconut oil Coconut – the 'fruit of life' Can coconut oil really help you lose weight? Experts dish on the high-cal weight-loss tactic. Sobering perks! » 5 tips to avoiding a hangover Can you really be allergic to alcohol? Is giving up booze for a month actually worth it? Many people commit to "Dry January" – but does it do your body any good?