Being Vegan is not easy and can lead to low levels of Vitamins such as B12. Vitamin B12 is a genuine concern for utterly plant-based eaters like me, so it causes a fair amount of concern. I had low levels of B-12 earlier but introducing nutritional yeast has helped me a lot.
Yeast…No way!!! Yes even I am not a big fan of active yeast which is used as leavening agent in breads and other baking items.
Nutritional yeast is completely different. It is DEACTIVATED YEAST and not a replacement of active yeast. This is a flaky yellow mixture filled be B12 vitamin and loved by vegans everywhere. Nutritional yeast makes an wonderful vegan substitute for parmesan cheese.
It is a complete protein, a good source of vitamins. It is dairy and gluten free. Most of the brands are fortified with B-12. Check the labels before buying.. For vegans, this is an essential addition because they are susceptible to B-12 deficiency since the vitamin is usually found only in animal-derived products.