Nutritional yeast – what is it, its benefits and how to use it

Have you ever heard of nutritional yeast? Neither vegetable nor animal, but a fungus, just like mushrooms, nutritional yeast is a source of B vitamins, fiber, the antioxidant glutathione, selenium, zinc, iron and protein. Call Saccharomyces cerevisiae, this food offers several health benefits.

It is a great alternative for vegetarians both for its nutritional value and for its Parmesan-like flavor. It can be used as a seasoning, and to give consistency to broths, sauces, soups, etc. Nutritional yeast, or also known as baking powder, can be found in health food stores, in flakes or in powder. See below for the main benefits.

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