Brewer's Yeast

Gayelord Hauser - Brewer's Yeast has a high-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron and Niacin.

The food contains 42.33g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 49.38 gms of protein, it is very high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its average fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 31.75 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Gayelord Hauser - Brewer's Yeast has been given a composite ranking of 80, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein46%
 Calories from Fat15%
 Calories from Carbs39%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Niacin
  • No Cholesterol
  • No Saturated Fat
  • High in Dietary Fiber
  • Very high in Iron

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietHIGH

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0 IU
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E0 mg
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin31.7 mg158.7%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B60 mg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium0 mg
Iron31.7 mg176.4%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Potassium38.8 mg1.1%Top 30%High
Sodium31.7 mg1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0 mg
Copper3.5 mg176.4%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate42.3 g14.1%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber24.7 g98.8%Top 10%Very High
Sugars0 g

Protein Analysis

Protein49.4 g98.8%Top 10%Very High

Fat Analysis

Total Fat7.1 g10.9%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 120 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 2 g 3.1%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 9 mg 0.4%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g 4%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 14 g 28%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium Iron 50%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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