Here's the 411 on Nutritional Yeast (prepare your reading glasses!)
Nutritional Yeast is an excellent source of protein, containing 18 essential amino acid and 15 minerals. It is rich in B-complex vitamins including B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), phosphorus, B9 (folic acid) and naturally occurring B12 NOT fortified. The rich source of vitamin B complex and particularly chromium is important to regulate blood sugar-beneficial for diabetics. It helps in managing stress levels, reproduction of red blood cells maintaining a good metabolic rate, prevents cancer of the pancreas and ensures a healthy skin.
Good to know
Radiant Wholefood nutritional yeast are grown from mixtures of cane and beet molasses and has a cheesy flavour. Where else brewer yeast are from by-products of beer hop and has a bitter taste. Nutritional yeast are suitable for vegetarians.
Here's a tip
Because of its cheesy flavour, it may be used as cheese replacement in pasta, pizza, popcorn and bread. Sprinkle it on cereals, salads, tofu and rice. Oh! It can also be added to juices, sauces or soups for that extra flavor!