Brewers yeast, originally a by-product of beer, is also known as nutritional yeast. Brewers yeast contains a rich source of nutrients, including the B group vitamins and the protein content of the yeast is responsible for 52 percent of its weight.
A typical analysis of Brewers yeast may reflect the following content of the nutrients:
Vitamins per 100grams:
Vitamins B1 15.61mg
B2 Riboflavin 4.28mg
B3 Niacin 37.9mg
B6 Pyridoxine 2.5mg
B5 Pantothenic acid 12mg
Folic acid 2,022 mcg.
Protein: Lysine, Tryptophan, Histidine, Phenylalanine, Leucine, Methionine, Valine, Glycine, Alanine, Aspartic Acid, Glutamic Acid, Proline, Tyrosine, Cystine, Arginine.
Minerals: Calcium, Chromium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Magnesium, Silicon, Copper, Manganese, Zinc, Aluminium, Sodium, Iron, Boron, Iodine.
Because Brewers yeast is a good source of B complex vitamins and chromium, it can help to balance blood sugar levels and may be useful in times of stress. Brewers yeast is a good natural all round source of many nutrients that may be helpful in providing energy and as a general body tonic. Precautions: Not to be taken by people with a sensitivity to yeast and yeast products.
Note: Use only as directed by the physician. Incorrect use could be harmful. If symptoms persist, please consult your doctor/healthcare professional. Your healthcare professional will advise you whether this product is suitable for your condition. Don't use this product for children without doctor's advice.