Nutritional Yeast

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Nutritional Yeast

Health Benefits of Nutritional Yeast

Nutritional Yeast, as well as other yeasts, are single-celled fungi. Edible yeasts include baker’s yeast, brewer’s yeast, and nutritional yeast. While all three variants are of the same species, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, each has a different use. Baker’s yeast is a live active yeast that is used for helping baked goods rise. Brewer’s yeast is a live active yeast that is used for brewing beer. Nutritional yeast is an inactive yeast that is consumed for its nutritional content.  Health benefits include:

 

Nutritional Benefits of Nutritional Yeast

  • Naturally contains macro-minerals such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, and phosphorous.
  • Also contains micro-minerals such as zinc, copper, molybdenum, iron, selenium, and manganese.
  • Is a great source of dietary fiber.
  • Contains the antioxidant glutathione, and also lecithin.
  • Being 50% protein, it is an excellent source of protein.
  • Contains all essential amino acids.
  • Rich source of B-complex vitamins.

 

How to Use Nutritional Yeast

  • Nutritional yeast is delicious!  It has a cheese-like flavor that is often used by vegans to add cheese flavor to meals.
  • Sprinkle on toast, steamed vegetables, popcorn, salad, or any of your favorite foods to enhance their flavor.
  • You can use it a base for dips and dressings.
  • It can be added to soups, sauces, baked foods, in smoothies, and a myriad of other foods.

 

Cautions and Side Effects of Nutritional Yeast

  • Safe during pregnancy, while nursing, and is safe for children.

Additional Details

SKU:
HB58

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