Why nutritional yeast can delay the signs of aging (and other amazing benefits) Why nutritional yeast can delay the signs of aging (and other amazing benefits)

Why nutritional yeast can delay the signs of aging (and other amazing benefits)

Nutritional yeast is well known among vegans as it works as a substitute for grated cheese, but did you know that it is a superfood loaded with proteins and amino acids? We give you five good reasons to including it on your daily diet!

What is nutritional yeast?

Nutritional yeast may help protect against oxidative damage

It is a cellular microorganism that when it feeds on sugar and gets fermented produces vitamins and amino acids that can give us many benefits. As it is intended for human consumption, other vitamins and proteins such as b12 are often added to it. You can find them in powder version, granulated flakes, or even pills. It differs from brewer's yeast because it is inactive, and during its manufacturing process, it is dried and pasteurized.

1. 1 - It has antiviral and antibacterial properties

Nutritional yeast is also gluten-free/ Photo by: salud180

It is a stimulant for our immune system. It helps to fight acne and is also known to help treat infections caused by the candida fungus. It can boost the immune response and has antioxidant properties.

2. 2 - It's good source of iron (among other minerals)

It helps to get more energy for metabolism

Many high-performance athletes usually consume them. It helps to prevent fatigue and body tiredness. Among other minerals, it contains,  phosphorus, magnesium, and more than 10 different amino acids.

3. 3 - It will strengthen your nails hair and skin.

Nutritional yeast contains powerful antioxidants

As it contains different vitamins of group B, it will make your skin look much healthier and will help to reduce the signs of aging. It is a good source of fiber, and by containing biotin and niacin, it will have a positive effect on the health of your skin in general.

4. 4- It will help you regulate cholesterol

It can help to lower cholesterol levels

It has been shown to help decrease the absorption of cholesterol in the intestine, thus causing a decrease in blood glucose spikes after a meal. This is thanks to the fact that it contains beta-glucans.

5. 5 - You can consume it in different way

It can be consumed in smoothies/ Photo by: lucentius

You can apply it as if it were a condiment and thus flavor your dishes. Another way to consume it is in smoothies. A few tablespoons, along with strawberries, non-dairy milk, and oatmeal can be the ideal combination. Another option would be to add it to soups or salads.

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