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Innovation is our tradition; the pursuit of quality is our passion. We believe that you cannot have a quality finished product unless you start with the finest raw materials. The KAL brand was established in Southern California in 1932 as one of the first nutritional supplement lines in the United States. Although its first products were in powdered form, the KAL brand soon shifted its focus to tablets and tasteables. The KAL brand offers more than 500 innovative products in chewables, gummies, tablets, softgels, liquids, powders, and topical creams.

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8003655966

Kal - Imported Yeast Fine Flakes - 14.8 oz.100% Natural - Unsweetened - Unfortified - Vegan Friendly

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    Kal - Imported Yeast Fine Flakes - 14.8 oz. (420g)

    Kal - Imported Yeast Fine Flakes is primary grown on sugar beet molasses. This whole food source produces yeast flakes containing a full spectrum of essential amino acids and a balanced variety of B Vitamins. These fine flakes are unfortified, unsweetened, non-GMO and naturally low in saturated fat and sodium. Traditional brewer's yeast is produced through the brewing process and can have a bitter aftertaste. Since Kal Imported Brewer's Yeast is primary grown, only the naturally delicious taste shines through. Expiriment with the nutty roasted flavor by adding these flakes to your favorite foods.

    **KAL Imported Yeast Flakes had a raw material change due to a plant closure.  The new flakes are a larger-sized flake with the same taste profile as the previous product.  The larger flakes are fluffier and weigh less, so the fill/size for each canister has been changed.  The products are still non-GMO, Unfortified and Unsweetened.**
     
    Note: Imported Yeast flakes are NOT from the brewing process.  They are primary grown on sugar beet molasses produced from non-GMO sugar beets.  The new flakes are processed on the same equipment as traditional brewer’s yeast.  Therefore, the Gluten Free claim has been removed from Imported Yeast labels.  (The brewing process for making traditional brewer’s yeast uses barley.)

    Wonderful Nutty Flavor!

    • 100% Natural
    • Unsweetened
    • Unfortified
    • Non - GMO (genetically modified organism)
    • Vegan Friendly
    • Gluten Free

    What is Brewer's Yeast?

    Brewer’s yeast is the dried, pulverized cells of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, a type of fungus, and is a rich source of B-complex vitamins, protein (providing all essential amino acids), and minerals, including a biologically active form of chromium known as glucose tolerance factor (GTF). Brewer’s yeast is usually a by-product of the brewing industry and should not be confused with nutritional yeast or torula yeast, which are low in chromium.

      Where is it found?

        Brewer’s yeast, which has a very bitter taste, is recovered after being used in the beer-brewing process. Brewer’s yeast can also be grown specifically for harvest as a nutritional supplement. “De-bittered” yeast is also available, though most yeast sold in health food stores that does not taste bitter is not real brewer’s yeast.

      Who is likely to be deficient?

        Brewer’s yeast is not an essential nutrient, but it can be used as a source of B-complex vitamins and protein. It is by far the best source of chromium, both in terms of quantity and bio-availability.

      How much is usually taken?

        Brewer’s yeast is often taken as a powder, or as tablets or capsules. High-quality brewer’s yeast powder or flakes contain as much as 60 mcg of chromium per tablespoon (15 grams). When doctors recommend brewer’s yeast, they will often suggest 1–2 tablespoons (15–30 grams) of this high-potency bulk product per day. Remember, if it is not bitter, it is not likely to be real brewer’s yeast and therefore will not contain biologically active chromium. In addition, “primary grown” yeast (i.e., that grown specifically for harvest, as opposed to that recovered in the brewing process) may not contain GTF.

      Are there any side effects or interactions?

        Side effects have not been reported from the use of brewer’s yeast, although allergies to it exist in some people. It is not related to Candida albicans fungus, which causes yeast infection.
        Because it contains a highly biologically active form of chromium, supplementation with brewer’s yeast could potentially enhance the effects of drugs for diabetes (e.g., insulin or other blood sugar-lowering agents) and possibly lead to hypoglycemia. Therefore, people with diabetes taking these medications should supplement with chromium or brewer’s yeast only under the supervision of a doctor.
        Saccharomyces boulardii is registered in Europe under the name Saccharomyces cerevisiae, though the manufacturer states that S. boulardii is not the same as brewer’s yeast (S. cerevisiae). There is a case report of a person with severely impaired immune function who, after receiving treatment with S. boulardii, developed an invasive fungal infection identified as S. cerevisiae. People with severe impairment of the immune system should therefore not take S. boulardii unless supervised by a doctor.

      Brewer’s yeast has been used in connection with the following conditions:

      • High cholesterol
      • Type 2 diabetes
      • Diarrhea (infectious)

      About KAL™
      Innovation is their tradition; the pursuit of quality is their passion. They believe that you cannot have a quality finished product unless you start with the finest raw materials.

      KAL™ products are manufactured according to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs). Their products must pass disintegration testing and finished product testing before Kal™ can be satisfied that they are "good enough for their own families."

      The KAL™ brand was established in Southern California in 1932 as one of the first nutritional supplement lines in the United States. Although its first products were in powdered form, the KAL™ brand soon shifted its focus to tablets and tasteables. The KAL™ brand offers more than 500 innovative products in chewables, gummies, tablets, softgels, liquids, powders, and topical creams.

      Suggested Use
      Mix the desired amount of Kal® Imported Brewer's Yeast in your favorite food or beverage. Kal® Imported Yeast dissolves eaisly and brings added nutritional value to stews, casseroles, soups, etc. It may be sprinkled over salads, yogurts etc.

      Warnings

      Contains no added:
        Wheat, Corn, Milk, Egg, Soy, Glutens, Sucrose, Animal Derivatives, Artificial Colors, Starch or Preservatives.
      Ingredients

      Kal - Imported Yeast Fine Flakes - 14.8 oz. Powder
      Supplement Facts
      Serving Size: 2 Rounded Tablespoons (21g)
      Servings Per Container: About 38
      Amount Per Serving %DV*
      Calories 60 ~
         Calories from Fat 5g ~
      Total Fat 0.5g 1%
         Saturated Fat 0g 0%
      Sodium 50mg 2%
      Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
      Protein 10g 20%
      Vitamin A 0%
      Vitamin C 0%
      Calcium 0%
      Iron 20%
      Thiamine (B-1) 100%
      Riboflavin (B-2) 50%
      Niacin (B-3) 35%
      Vitamin B-6 40%
      Folic Acid 100%
      Biotin 10%
       
      Amino Acids:
      Alanine 879mg ~
      Arginine 509mg ~
      Aspartic Acid 988mg ~
      Cystine 90mg ~
      Glutamic Acid 1627mg ~
      Glycine 479mg ~
      Histidine 210mg ~
      Isoleucine 549mg ~
      Leucine 759mg ~
      Methionine 140mg ~
      Phenylalanine 369mg ~
      Proline 489mg ~
      Serine 489mg ~
      Theronine 429mg ~
      Tryptophan 240mg ~
      Tyrosine 180mg ~
      Valine 589mg ~
      ~ Daily Value Not Established.
      * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
       
      Other Ingredients: Primary Grown Brewer's Yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
      About Kal

      Innovation is our tradition; the pursuit of quality is our passion. We believe that you cannot have a quality finished product unless you start with the finest raw materials. The KAL brand was established in Southern California in 1932 as one of the first nutritional supplement lines in the United States. Although its first products were in powdered form, the KAL brand soon shifted its focus to tablets and tasteables. The KAL brand offers more than 500 innovative products in chewables, gummies, tablets, softgels, liquids, powders, and topical creams.


      1400 Kearns Blvd.
      Park City, UT, 84060
      Phone: 8003655966
      Fax: 8007678514
      http://www.kalvitamins.com
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      Average Customer Rating: (5 out of 5)

      Based on 9 rating(s)
      9 of 9 (100%) of customers said they would recommend this product to a friend.
      • By Carol ( Brigantine, NJ)
        8/21/2011 8:05:53 PM

        I recommend this product!
        DELICIOUS! EVEN MY CAT LOVES IT & THRIVES ON IT!
      • By Kersten ( League City, TX)
        9/1/2011 9:27:43 AM

        I recommend this product!
        I use nutritional yeast in my baby's formula. It has a pleasant aroma and helps his system by adding B12, iron and folic acid to his diet. I just wish it dissolved a little better... it always sinks to the bottom...
      • By Teresita ( Inverness, IL)
        9/26/2011 12:57:12 PM

        I recommend this product!
        Great flavor, easy to measure.
      • By gaylan ( Las Vegas, NV)
        1/9/2012 3:26:40 PM

        I recommend this product!
        Eating no meat these days and I love this product! I use it in my hot cereal every morning.
      • By Shelley ( land o lakes, FL)
        2/2/2012 7:40:57 PM

        I recommend this product!
        After having an allergic reaction to the, over the top, amount of niacin of the fortified version, I am happy to have this unfortified, already healthy, version of yeast. Why man has to go over board with fortifying what is already nutrient rich, is beyond me. It has replaced many cheese products for me.
      • By LINDA ( Monroe, LA)
        6/21/2012 7:29:36 PM

        I recommend this product!
        been using it for years -- keeps my energy up.
      • By Jong Sung ( Los Angeles, CA)
        12/6/2012 1:11:44 PM

        I recommend this product!
        good
      • By Lindsay ( Salina, KS)
        6/11/2013 3:40:01 PM

        I recommend this product!
        I love this yeast more than any others; that flavor is fantastic. I use it mixed with Naked juices or in salads.
      • By Claresia ( West Blocton, AL)
        3/12/2014 8:37:10 AM

        I recommend this product!
        This yeast is a very good addition to many dishes. I like the container it is stored in as well.
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