5 Health Benefits of Nutritional Yeast

Find out why nutritional yeast is your new best friend.

5 Health Benefits of Nutritional Yeast

By Reina Berger

Whether you're a vegetarian looking for more protein, a vegan in need of a non-cheese ingredient that tastes like the real thing, or you are just curious about trending foods, there is no day like the present to give nutritional yeast a try. These flakes are delicious, multi-purpose, and have tons of health benefits too. Here are five reasons to add this seasoning to your shopping cart today.


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Folic Acid

Folic Acid

Crucial for women who are trying to conceive or already pregnant, folic acid, which is a type of B vitamin, helps your body produce and maintain cells. It also keeps your colon healthy, regulates your cholesterol levels, potentially reduces your risk of stroke, and may even impact DNA synthesis and repair, which may prevent certain diseases. Since nutritional yeast is a great source of folic acid, it can benefit you in a number of ways.

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Is This the Key to Ultimate Hydration?

See how electrolytes work in your body.

Is This the Key to Ultimate Hydration?

Whether you're trying to stay hydrated for your workout routine or rehabilitation, recovery and hydration is so important to keeping your body performing like it should. So how do you make sure that happens? You need electrolytes — the minerals that give electrical power to your body. What the video below to see how they get to work inside your body and how you seamlessly add them to your day.

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