Red Star nutritional yeast is grown specifically for its nutritive value. In addition to protein, dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals, it contains additional functional and beneficial components such as beta-1,3 glucan, trehalose, mannan and glutathione. Studies have show that these components have potential health benefits such as, improved immune response, reduction of cholesterol, and anti-cancer properties. Red Star nutritional yeast is not made from by-products of breweries, distilleries or paper mills.
Grown exclusively on molasses.
Naturally low in fat and salt.
Kosher certified (excluding Passover).
Best when stored in a cool, dry place.
Nutritional Yeast Is Not
Brewers yeast, a bitter by-product of the brewing industry that typically has had an inconsistent nutritional profile.
Torula yeast, a by-product of the paper mill waste streams obtained by growing Pichia jadinii on wood
Dairy yeast, or whey yeast, which is obtained by growing Kluyveromyce marxianus using cheese whey or whey permeate.
An active baking yeast.
A genetically modified organism (GMO).
A product containing added sugars or preservatives.
A health concern. Red Star’s nutritional yeast is not found to be a cause of yeast or candida infections.