Before I tell you where to buy brewers yeast, let me tell you a little bit about it. Yeast in general is a single celled organism that can multiply at extremely rapid rate. Basically it doubles in two hours. Brewers yeast, also referred to as nutritional yeast, in particular is rich in B-vitamins (except B-12), 16 amino acids and at least 14 different minerals.
You might be familiar with hops that is used for beer and brewer’s yeast is actually grown on hops...hence the use of the word brewer.
Just to be clear, brewer’s yeast is different from bakers yeast. Baker’s yeast actually depletes our bodies of b-vitamins instead of adding them in.
It is very helpful for a variety of issues. Here are just a few:
Because it enhances our immune system, it is very beneficial for your body if you are undergoing radiation or chemotherapy for cancer.
52% of its weight is protein.
Because it is high phosphorous it should be used conscientiously if you have osteoporosis. If you do have osteoporosis, its best to take extra calcium.
Brewer’s yeast is available in flakes, tablet, liquid and powder, so you have a lot of choices how you use it. This basically has a bitter taste so you can easily mix it with sweet or savory foods.
Add about 2 tablespoons of brewer’s yeast to any of the following: