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What Is Brewer’s Yeast?

Daily Health Tips update for October 14:

Although some people use the terms interchangeably, brewer’s yeast and nutritional yeast are different substances and both are different from common baker’s yeast. Brewer's yeast is often taken as a nutritional supplement due to its rich supply of protein, B vitamins, chromium and selenium.

Brewer's yeast stimulates the body's immune function and contributes to overall health by supporting the regeneration of cells. People who take brewer’s yeast in addition to a healthy diet and exercise program usually show lower blood glucose levels, reduced total cholesterol and low density lipoproteins ("bad" cholesterol).

Have you ever tried brewer's yeast? What do you do to support a healthy immune system?

Source: Livestrong


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