We are constantly trying to learn more from the “Blue Zone” areas of the world – or regions that have an unusually high longevity rate. As more research is done, it’s appearing that a component known as polyphenols may be a large contributor to that longevity. Polyphenols are a natural chemical found in plants, herbs, spices, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and some drinks derived from these. They are prebiotics and contribute to your gut bacteria. We’re going to talk about what foods contain polyphenols as well as how to get a good balance of them in your diet.