Benefits of Nutritional Yeast for Cancer

Benefits of Nutritional Yeast for Cancer

How the beta glucan fiber in brewer’s, baker’s, and nutritional yeast can improve wound healing and, potentially, anti-cancer immunity.

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If beta glucans are really so powerful, might there be concern that it might overstimulate the immune system in certain autoimmune conditions? Yes, see Does Nutritional Yeast Trigger Crohn’s Disease? ( and Is Nutritional Yeast Healthy for Everyone? (

What about just fighting off run of the mill infections? Glad you asked! Check out:
• Preserving Immune Function in Athletes With Nutritional Yeast (
• Best Food to Prevent Common Childhood Infections (
• Best Food to Counter Stress-Induced Immune Suppression (

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-Michael Greger, MD FACLM

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