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Is brewers yeast good for a person having thyroids the thyroid that causes a person to gain weight, I think it's hypothyroidism?

Is brewers yeast good for a person having thyroids the thyroid that causes a person to gain weight, I think it's hypothyroidism?

Brewer's Yeast: Brewer's yeast comes from a 1-celled fungus (saccharomyces cerevisiae) used in making beer, but not bread. It's been used for years as a nutritional supplement, because it's rich in b-complex vitamins, chromium, and selenium. However, it contains no vitamin b12. Studies have shown it helpful in diabetes, high cholesterol, etc -- but no direct effect on thyroid. http://tinyurl.com/kfvkmn5. ...Read more

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Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


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Brewers yeast is good for?

Brewers yeast is good for?

Brewing yeast: I would guess...Mostly brewing yeast...There is some speculation that it can help stabilize lipid levels...Check with your primary care doc before you try it.. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of brewer's yeast ?

Several: Brewer's yeast is a rich source of minerals -- particularly chromium, an essential trace mineral that helps the body maintain normal blood sugar levels; selenium; protein; and the b-complex vitamins. See http://www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/brewers-yeast-000288.Htm. ...Read more

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If I have a brewers yeast allergy can I eat manna?

If I have a brewers yeast allergy can I eat manna?

Probably not: Manna would last only one day; by the next morning, "it became infested with maggots and stank." (exodus 16:20) ... Maybe moses changed his mind about keeping it around. Thus, i doubt you can still find it. (taken with additions from http://www.Straightdope.Com/columns/read/1402/followup-wasnt-manna-placed-in-the-ark-of-the-covenant). ...Read more

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What is brewers yeast, is it good for people that has hypothyroidism?

What is brewers yeast, is it good for people that has hypothyroidism?

Brewer's Yeast: Brewer's yeast comes from a 1-celled fungus (saccharomyces cerevisiae) used in making beer -- not bread. It's been used for years as a nutritional supplement, because it's rich in b-complex vitamins, chromium, and selenium. However, it contains no vitamin b12. Studies have shown it helpful in diabetes, high cholesterol, etc -- but no direct effect on thyroid. http://tinyurl.com/kfvkmn5. ...Read more

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Hi i've small and skinny face and i turned 25! someone told me to take brewers yeast pills! what should I do to make my face bigger or chubby? Help

Hi i've small and skinny face and i turned 25! someone told me to take brewers yeast pills! what should I do to make my face bigger or chubby? Help

Brewers yeast: Brewers yeast will not add weight to your face. The conditions which cause weight to be distributed primarily to the face are health threatening conditions usually related to excessive levels of steroid hormones (cushing's syndrome). Temporal wasting (weight loss on the side of the face) is a sign of protein calorie malnutrition. You may want to try and add protein calories if underweight. ...Read more

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Has anyone gained weight by using brewers yeast?

Has anyone gained weight by using brewers yeast?

Placebo: Few people want to add fat. To add muscle, adopt a fitness-focused lifestyle. Health doesn't come either from a pill bottle or off of a plate. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of brewer's yeast?

Brewer's yeast: http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/health-benefits-brewers-yeast-5425.html

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Can i take brewers yeast if I am taking levothyroxine?

Can i take brewers yeast if I am taking levothyroxine?

Yes, but why?: You can, but it won't do you any good. After all, you're not a cake or piece of pastry. Yeast is broken down in your stomach and metabolized for calories just like any other food. It doesn't survive or make it out of your stomach intact. Waste of time and money. ...Read more

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Is allergic to brewers yeast allergic to dried yeast and candida too?

Yeast allergies: Each type of yeast is actually a different organism, so you could be allergic to one and not necessarily allergic to all. However, people who are allergic to brewer's yeast can be allergic to baker's yeast as well. An allergist can skin test you to brewer's yeast, baker's yeast and candida, as well as numerous other fungal allergens. ...Read more

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Can brewers yeast affect my premature baby. And does brewers yeast make me gain weight?

Can brewers yeast affect my premature baby.  And does brewers yeast make me gain weight?

2 tablespoons: Has about 120 calories and a good amount of fiber but frankly you should be taking a prenatal vitamin to insure thatyou are getting all of the necessary vitamins and minerals without the extra calories. ...Read more

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I used to drink brewers yeast and raw eggs. I gave up the egg part. What should I substitute?

I used to drink brewers yeast and raw eggs. I gave up the egg part. What should I substitute?

Egg substitutes: Soy products come in a variety of forms—milk, soft/silken, firm, fermented, flavored, dried, fried, etc. It is high in protein, low in fat & calories; depending what coagulant is used, it can be high in calcium &/or magnesium.Edamame, young soy beans still in their pod are usually boiled, salt-boiled, or steamed, but can also be fried (pakistani photas). Protein, fiber, folate, (folic acid) micronutrients. ...Read more

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Brewers yeast, dandelion root, cayenne, ginger root on sale at health food store. Any of this bad for me?

Depends: You should view herbal medications as drugs. A lot of drugs in use today were originally developed based on compounds isolated from plants. Many herbal agents may interact with medications that you are already taking so it is important to check for drug interactions. Also most herbal agents have not been well studies in good clinical trials. This website may give you more information: http://www.U. ...Read more

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Can brewers yeast improve acne ?

Can brewers yeast improve acne ?

Brewer's yeast, acne: I have not had any experience with this, but anything is possible. ...Read more

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Help please! could brewers yeast cause itchy nipples?

Help please! could brewers yeast cause itchy nipples?

Nope: Brewers yeast cannot cause infection or any health problem. People can be allergic to almost anything, and if you are allergic to brewers yeast and it was placed on your nipples, it might cause itching. But without such an allergy, it won't cause skin itching of the nipples or anywhere else. ...Read more

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My hair is falling out and it's scaring me, I used to take brewer's yeast and I stopped, could it be the reason? what should I do?

My hair is falling out and it's scaring me, I used to take brewer's yeast and I stopped, could it be the reason? what should I do?

Many possibilities.: Hair loss can be caused by a million different things. Stress, a recent illness, or a medication are the most common, but there are many others. Yes, it's disconcerting, but usually it grows back. If it persists, let a dermatologist examine you and try to determine the cause. ...Read more

Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more


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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more