Nutritional Yeast – A High Protein Super Food – That Boosts Your Immune System

Nutritional Yeast is one of the healthiest foods you can enjoy and has hundreds of health benefits. This is not live yeast and it has nothing to do with Candida, nutritional yeast is good all around nutrition that is gluten free and very high in protein, fiber, and immune boosting agents. Nutritional Yeast is not a live product, it’s been pasteurized and it’s totally different from baking yeast, brewers yeast, and other types of yeast.

In fact Nutritional Yeast is one of the best sources of B vitamins including B12 which is important if you are a vegan.

Plus Nutritional Yeast has over 13 grams of protein per oz (high protein), and with very few calories – lower than 80 calories per oz. Just a couple of tablespoons has more protein than you find in 6 grams of beef, 1 egg, and even 1 cup of milk. – Wow! So if you work out hard and want some great protein in your diet, add some Nutritional Yeast to your workout smoothie. Nutritional Yeast has over 18 different amino acids — “a complete source of amino acids” that will do your body good. Nutritional Yeast is over 50% complete protein which is amazing!

Nutritional Yeast is a powerful antioxidant that boosts your immune system with lots of glutathione and other compounds that slow the aging process and builds cells from the inside out including DNA.

Nutritional Yeast is important for improving memory, allergies, increasing vitality, having great looking skin, and also works great for cardiovascular health, strokes, and even helps to prevent cancer and other debilitating diseases. In fact Nutritional Yeast improves eye health and helps your hair look lustrous.

Nutritional Yeast has vitamins and minerals added to it thus you get a very good addition of lots of nutrients. Nutritional Yeast contains lots of protein for building muscles and other tissues, biotin for metabolism, iron for building hemoglobin, copper for anemia and tissue health, vanadium for lowering cholesterol, molybdenum preventing cancer and enzyme function, lithium for mood enhancement, phosphorus for strong bones, potassium for lowering blood pressure, chromium for muscles health and for lowering blood sugar levels, selenium for GI tract health, zinc for boosting your immune system, magnesium for cardiovascular health, folic acid immune support and preventing inflammation, and of course all the B Vitamins.

This wonderful yeast is high in fiber, in fact one oz has as much as 7 grams of fiber. This fiber helps to lower cholesterol and protect you from cardiovascular disease, colon disease, diabetes, and helps to reduce blood pressure and helps to increase red blood cell production, and optimizing liver function. Plus all that great fiber provides good nutrition for probiotic bacteria in your gut.

Nutritional Yeast also contains beta glucans which are important for boosting your immune system… and helping your immune cells to get rid of cancer cells, fungal infections, viruses, bacteria, parasites, and more. Beta glucans are one of the best anti-cancer agents around helping to protect the body from tumor growth and cancer. Plus this wonderful agent lowers bad or LDL cholesterol and increases good cholesterol or HDL cholesterol too, thus preventing cardiovascular disease and strokes.

Nutritional Yeast has a salty, cheesy, nutty, taste that is great when sprinkled on lasagna, stir fries, works well when cooking tofu, scrambled eggs, pasta, sprinkled on popcorn instead of butter and salt, veggie dishes, mashed potatoes, sauces, in veggie burgers, casseroles, pizzas, salad dressings, in soups, and in any dish that requires cheese and salt, and Nutritional Yeast has hardly any fat and very little salt, sugar free, Non-GMO, it vegetarian,… and it’s MSG free.

Try some Nutritional Yeast it’s inexpensive and good for you, it can be found at your local supermarket in the bulk foods section, at your local health food store… or you can order it on-line.

Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist and Spiritual Teacher for over 20 years, helping people to recover and feel healthy. You can also find Dr. Haider on FB under Dr. Paul Haider, Healing Herbs, Shambala Spiritual Transformation Institute, Meditation for the Soul, and Relax Into Success, Punjab teas, and at www.paulhaider.comfeel free to contact him any time.

About Dr. Paul Haider

Dr. Paul Haider has been a Master Herbalist for over 25 years. Dr. Haider helps those looking for healing and realization. Dr. Haider has over 4,000 articles about natural health and spirituality, a radio show, and writes for many magazines including OM Times Magazine. Dr. Paul Haider - Contact him on his Website contact form at - and also on FB under Dr. Paul Haider
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6 Responses to Nutritional Yeast – A High Protein Super Food – That Boosts Your Immune System

  1. Carla says:

    Always great advice. Thank you again.
    Sincerely, Carla

  2. Allan Tang says:

    Great info Dr! 😉

    Although I’ve read it actually can be bad for people suffering from candida. Are you sure there is not even the slightest risk for it being bad for them?

    Kind Regards


    • paulhaider says:


      That is a myth,

      This yeast is a different variety, and it has all been killed via heat before adding all the vitamins and minerals.

      It’s all good – my wife and I eat it all the time.

      Your Humble Servant – Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist

  3. unemployment says:

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