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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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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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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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Hi, I'm 26/m, 79 kg and 191cm height, I exercise 4times a week at gym, can brewer's yeast help me gain weight? How many of them I should take daily?

Hi, I'm 26/m, 79 kg and 191cm height, I exercise 4times a week at gym, can brewer's yeast help me gain weight?  How many of them I should take daily?

Adjunct only: This is a nice natural source of vitamins. Don't spend much money on it. I am very glad you are exercising. Your body will look great with or without a lot of mass -- many women prefer a lean and trim man. If bulking muscle is what you want, consider creating. Aerobic exercise and moderate sensible eating will give you the great muscle definition that most men seek. Keep up the good work. ...Read more

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Can I use brewer's yeast to gain weight?

Can I use brewer's yeast to gain weight?

Yes, but ...: There have been rare instances of infection in the bloodstream from ingestion of saccharomyces. So rare that it is probably not a big concern, but you should be aware of the possibility. Otherwise, there is not much downside to it. Good luck. ...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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Thyroid (Definition)

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