Nutritional Yeast Powder

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per 1/4 Pound
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$4.70 
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per Pound
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$11.75 

Nutritional yeast is nutrient dense, as well as high-protein and low-fat. Abundant in B vitamins, it is a flavorful and functional seasoning for those who adhere to a plant-based diet. In fact, it is affectionately known as “nooch,” because it is considered the vegan substitute for cheese.

a.
quick look

information at a glance

originChina
active compoundsProtein, Vitamins A, C, and E, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Selenium, Zinc and (fortified with) Vitamin B12.
processingpowder

b.
buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsKeep in a sealed container in a cool, dry, dark cabinet or pantry.
appearance & aromaYellowish flakes with a nutty, cheese-like flavor.
flavor profileGlutamic acid gives nutritional yeast a umami (savory) quality. The flavor is described as cheesy and nutty. Use with other savory herbs, such as onion, garlic, sage, and thyme.

c.
uses

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culinaryNutritional yeast can be added to nearly any food, especially when cheese flavor is desired, but dairy, fat and cholesterol are not. Sprinkle on popcorn, over roasted vegetables, salads, soups, egg and bean dishes, risotto and sauces (i.e., cheese sauce for vegan macaroni and cheese).
safetyThis product may not be suitable for people with a known yeast allergy or sensitivity. May cause a flareup in symptoms associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), gout or glaucoma.

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

please be advised: 
Before making any changes to your diet you should always consult with your doctor,
especially if you are pregnant, nursing or have existing conditions.