Brewers Yeast

What is Brewers Yeast?

Brewers Yeast is a supplement that has been used for many years. Brewers Yeast is actually a type of fuingus that is used, as the name suggests, to brew beer, and also to bake some types of bread. In its inactive form Brewers Yeast can be used as a dietary supplement as it is rich in B vitamins, protein (which provides all essential amino acids) and some minerals, in particular Chromium. 

Why take Brewers Yeast?Brewers Yeast

  • Chromium found in Brewers Yeast is beneficial in helping the body to maintain normal blood sugar levels.
  • It has been suggested in some studies that Brewers Yeast can speed up the time it takes for cuts and minor injuries to heal.

What are the side effects of Brewers Yeast?

At the time of writing there are no known side effects from taking a supplement of Brewers Yeast.

This herbal supplement should not be taken with:

  • Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
  • People suffering from Gout should also avoid taking Brewers Yeast.

If you are currently taking any prescribed medication or have any medical conditions please consult your doctor or consultant, to seek advice before taking any vitamins or supplements.