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Nutritional Yeast by ChocolaTree
Nutritional yeast is a highly nutritious vegan food product with various potential health benefits. It can be used to add extraåÊprotein,åÊvitamins,åÊmineralsåÊand antioxidants to meals. Studies suggest that nutritional yeast may help protect against oxidative damage,åÊlower cholesterolåÊand booståÊimmunity.
Fortified nutritional yeast is a vegan-friendly source of complete protein, B vitamins and trace minerals required for optimal health.
Some of the main nutritional benefits of nutritional yeast include:
- It is a complete protein:åÊNutritional yeast containsåÊall nine essential amino acidsåÊthat humans must get from food. One tablespoon contains 2 grams of protein, making it an easy way for vegans to add high-quality protein to mealsåÊ
- It contains many B vitamins:åÊOne tablespoon of nutritional yeast contains 30‰ÛÒ180% of the RDI foråÊB vitamins. When fortified, it is especially rich in thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12.
- It contains trace minerals:åÊOne tablespoon contains 2‰ÛÒ30% of the RDI for trace minerals, such as zinc, selenium, manganese and molybdenum. Trace minerals are involved in gene regulation, metabolism, growth and immunityåÊ