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Nutritional Yeast Flakes for Functional Foods

Nutritional Yeast FL(Flakes)

 

Yeast is a natural concentrated nutrition library, rich in plenty of nutrients: 40%-50% protein, a variety of B vitamins, 30%-35% dietary fiber and a great number of mineral elements.

Using baker's yeast as the raw material, made by patented process, nutritional yeast not only can be eaten directly, but also can be added to biscuits, pizza, desserts and other foods, providing all kinds of essential nutrients. With a fragrance of natural yeast, nutritional yeast can also be added to all kinds of foods to enhance the food flavor.

 

Features:

1. Fermented by specialty baker's yeast strain, protein and amino acids composition is close to human;

2. Nutritious:providing high quality protein, vitamins, minerals, dietary fiberand essential amino acids for food/dietary supplements and functional foods.

3. Abundant in selenium, iron, zinc, yeast glucan, which can fortify human immune system;

4. Yeast is a natural food, which is health and safe;

5. Multifunctional: Digestion improvement, losing weight, food flavor enhancing, etc.

 

Protein and amino acids composition is close to human physiological needs

Amino acids composition in nutritional yeast powder was analyzed using amino acids analyzer, the results were compared with World Health Organization recommended amino acids composition to calculate the amino acids score. The analysis results showed that the yeast protein amino acids score is 100 nearly, the amino acid composition of yeast can completely satisfied the needs of human body.

 

Amino acids content (Typical data, Values are given for indication only)

Amino Acids

Content (g/100g)

Alanine

2.38

Arginine

2.09

Aspartic Acid

4.22

Cystine

0.78

Glutamic acid

7.03

Glycine

1.98

Histidine *

0.86

Isoleucine *

1.95

Leucine*

2.96

Lysine*

3.38

Methionine*

0.65

Phenylalanine*

1.79

Proline

1.61

Serine

2.29

Threonine*

2.04

Tryptophan*

1.97

Tyrosine

1.36

Valine

2.36

Inorganic ammonia

0.67

Total

42.43

* essential amino acids

 

Physiological functions of nutritional yeast - immune system strengthening

 

Group

Number

NK cell activity,%

Phagocytic index of macrophage

Compared

10

24.71±4.69

0.38±0.05

Low

10

27.62±3.23

0.39±0.06

Medium

10

28.96±5.08

0.41±0.05

High

10

31.60±4.94a

0.45±0.05a

a:compared with control group,P<0.05;

Different contents of nutritional yeast(1.7-5.0g/kg·bw) were fed to mouse. The effect of immunity was tested after 30 days. The results showed that, compared with control group, high content of nutritional yeast can significantly enhance the activity of NK cells and macrophages.

 

NUTRIENT CONTENT (Typical data, Values are given for indication only)

Nutrients

Content (/100 g)

Calories

300Kcal

Total fat

4.0 g

-of which saturated fat

0.7 g

Protein

48.5 g

Sodium

50 mg

Total carbohydrate

46 g

-of which dietary fibers

23 g

-of which sugars

18 g

Ash

5 g

 

 

 

Vitamins

Content (/100 g)

B1  (Thiamine)

4.8 mg

B2  (Riboflavin)

4.4 mg

B3 - - PP (Niacin)

40.0 mg

B5  (Pantothenic acid)

7.0 mg

B6  (Pyridoxine)

4.0 mg

B8  (Biotin)

50.0 µg

B9  (Folic Acid)

1500 µg

B12  (Cobalamin)

2.0 µg

 

Minerals

Content (mg/100 g)

Potassium

1500

Phosphorus 

920

Magnesium 

160

Calcium 

145

Zinc 

11.0

Iron 

3.0

 

Applications:

1. Eat directly as the food supplement or functional food

2. Used in a variety of foods as food ingredients: such as snack foods, diet foods, convenience staple food, biscuits, beverage, desserts, meat etc.

3. Used as health food raw materials or pharmaceutical raw materials, to enhance immunity, lose weight and regulate blood lipids;

4. Used as protein fortified raw materials.

 

 

Product Information:

Item

PW (Powder)

FL (Flakes)

MG (Medical Grade)

Appearance

Light yellow powder

Light yellow flakes

Light yellow powder

Angel Yeast Co., Ltd. 

  Human Health Unit
  Address: 168 Huaxi Road, Yichang 443003, Hubei, China
  Tel: +86-717-6369570
  Contact: Alex Liu (Mr.)
  Email: Nutritech@angelyeast.com

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