Functional foods

Lesaffre Human Care is constantly working on finding the best health-promoting yeast and bacteria ingredients.
We are aiming at providing ingredients that can be incorporated into a diverse range of enjoyable food, beverage and supplement matrices and that will deliver their exclusive health benefits regardless of exposure to the human gastrointestinal tract or potential extreme manufacturing processes.

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Red Star®

Introduced in the US in 1975, Red Star® is a consumer’s favorite. Gluten and allergen-free, its nutrients support diverse metabolic functions and multiple bodily systems. It can be incorporated into functional foods and dietary supplements for a wide variety of health benefits. Its content in various nutrients allow the use of several structure function and nutrient content claims.

Lynside® Nutri

Lynside® NUTRI is a range of non-fortified yeasts rich in protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals. Compared to other protein sources, Lynside® Nutri offers considerably higher levels of B vitamins, Phosphorus, Zinc, Magnesium and Potassium, making them a great natural nutritional partner for anyone who has the desire to lead a healthy lifestyle as well as individuals with special needs (vegans, the elderly, pregnant women, etc.).

Lynside® ProteYn

Containing all essential amino acids, including branched-chain amino acids, Lynside® ProteYn is a complete protein source perfect for people looking at enhancing their protein intake with non-animal protein sources. It is also non-GMO, allergen-free (gluten, dairy and soy-free) and free from anti-nutritional factors.

LifeinU™ L.rhamnosus GG

Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG is one of the most studied probiotic bacterium and it has shown beneficial effects on both digestive and immune health. LifeinU™ L. rhamnosus GG is manufactured in a dedicated facility with extremely high quality standards in order to achieve both food and baby food grade versions, in compliance with European regulations.

LifeinU™ Bacillus subtilis CU1

LifeinU™ Bacillus subtilis CU1 is a unique and patented strain of Bacillus subtilis, registered as CNCM I-2745. Offering immune support without side effects or habituation and supported by strong clinical evidence, LifeinU™ Bacillus subtilis CU1 is a safe and effective prevention strategy, perfect to empower consumers’ immune response.

Lynside® Forte Fe

Lynside® Forte Fe+ was designed to support specific health conditions such as eye health, healthy thyroid function and more. It is produced by adding iron during the fermentation process of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, thus allowing the yeast to metabolize the mineral and enriching it with organically bound iron, which is proven to be easier to absorb than inorganic forms. This specific product is not sold in Europe.