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NOW Foods Nutritional Yeast Powder Description
NOW® Nutritional Yeast delivers the natural nutrient profile found in genuine whole foods.
NOW® pleasant tasting Nutritional Yeast Powder is produced from a specially selected strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. This yeast is grown on enriched purified cane and beet molasses under carefully controlled conditions. This is a primary grown yeast and is therefore NOT a brewery by-product as is brewer's yeast. This ensures freedom from Candida albicans yeast.
Suggested Usage: Take 1 level tablespoons daily mixed in milk, fruit juice or vegetable juice. It can also be used in vegetarian recipes or added to protein shakes to boost nutritional content.
Animal products & by-products
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Serving Size: 1 Level Tbsp. (10 g)
Servings per Container: About 28
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Total Fat||0.5 g||<1%|
| Saturated Fat||0 g||0%|
| Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||3 g||1%|
| Dietary Fiber||2 g||7%|
| Total Sugars||0 g|
| Includes 0g Added Sugars||0%|
|Vitamin D||0 mcg||0%|
|Vitamin B6||7 mg||410%|
|Folate (450 mcg folic acid)||750 mcg DFE||190%|
|Vitamin B12||15 mcg||630%|
Other Ingredients: Dried yeast, niacin, pyridoxine hydrochloride (B6), riboflavin, thiamin hydrochloride, (thiamin), folic acid, cobalamin (B12).
Natural color variation may occur in this product.
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The Benefits of Nutritional Yeast + 16 Vegan Recipes
Known for its cheesy flavor and bright-yellow color, nutritional yeast (a.k.a. nooch) is a gluten-free inactive yeast that’s rich in essential nutrients, including protein, B-vitamins and zinc. The consistency of nutritional yeast varies—sometimes it’s flaky, other times it’s powdery. But one thing is certain. It’s always downright delicious!
Who can benefit from nutritional yeast?
Long favored by vegans (did we mention that nooch contains no animal products?!), nutritional yeast is finally making its way to the main stage. After all, who can resist a food with a flavor that closely resembles savory Parmesan but contains a fraction of the fat and sodium and none of the dairy?
Needless to say, nutritional yeast is not only a vegan staple, but a fabulous find for folks who crave the taste of cheese but seek a healthier alternative as well as those who have dairy allergies and cannot tolerate lactose.
Tempting your taste buds with nutritional yeast
There are seemingly countless ways to add the rich, umami flavor of nutritional yeast to your diet. Sprinkle this cheesy golden dust over salads and popcorn or mix into rice, mashed potatoes, doughs and batters. To get you started, here are 16 of our favorite vegan recipes that call for nutritional yeast: