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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Low-Glycemic

Low-Glycemic

Since nutritional yeast has no added sugars, it falls low on the glycemic scale. Of the carbohydrates it does have, the majority of the five grams are fiber, which means you will avoid the dreaded crash that comes from eating high-glycemic foods like pasta. Eating low sugar foods is helpful for those of us watching our waistlines and diabetics in particular, making nutritional yeast a great choice across the board.

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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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