Now Foods Brewers Yeast 1 Lb
Now Foods Brewers Yeast is a high quality superfood supplement that contains essential nutrients and vitamins to maximize health benefits. NOW Foods Debittered Brewers Yeast is produced by cultivation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae on malted barley in the production of beer. After fermentation, Now Foods Brewer's Yeast is separated from the beer, roller dried and debittered.
What is Brewers Yeast?
Brewers Yeast is made from a fungus called Saccharomyces Cerevisiae and while it can be used to make beer, its a great source of B Vitamins and protein. It contains chromium which may help the body better use insulin and it's believed to contain enzymes which may help to relieve diarrhea.
Is Brewers Yeast the Same Thing as Nutritional Yeast?
The main difference between brewers yeast and nutritional yeast is brewers yeast is live active yeast which is used for making breads where as nutritional yeast has gone through a process to heat kill or deactivate the yeast and it's grown solely for nutritional content. They are however the same type of bacteria and some people do use the terms interchangeably.
Does Brewers Yeast Help With Lactation?
Brewers Yeast is considered a Galactagogue which means it promotes breast milk production, and many women report it does help to increase their milk supply making it a popular supplement among new mothers.
Now Foods Brewers Yeast Highlight & Benefits
- NOW Foods Brewer's Yeast Debittered is an excellent source of protein and several B-vitamins.
- Super Food
- Reduced Bitterness
Take 2 tablespoons daily mixed in milk, cereal or juice. Also add to cooking and bakery recipes to boost nutritional content.
Now Foods Brewers Yeast Ingredients
NOW Foods Brewer's Yeast Debittered - 1 lb.
Serving Size: 2 Tablespoons (16 g)
Servings Per Container: 30
Amount Per Serving %DV
Total Fat 500 mg <1 %
Calories from Fat <5
Saturated Fat <500 mg 1 %
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0 %
Sodium 3 mg 1 %
Total Carbohydrates 7 g 2 %
Dietary Fiber 4 g 16 %
Sugars <500 mg
Protein 7 g
Vitamin A 0 %
Vitamin C 0 %
Calcium 4 %
Iron 6 %
*Daily Value Not Established
Other Ingredients: 100% Pure Brewer's Yeast (debittered).
Contains no: Sugar, salt, starch, wheat, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
Warnings & Side Effects
Store in a cool dry place after opening.
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