Lesaffre Human Care produces yeasts fortified with specific levels of vitamins.
They all start with a pure culture of non-GMO Saccharomyces cerevisiae that is cultivated, concentrated and pasteurized.
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® Forte B is an inactive dried yeast enriched in vitamins to achieve the B complex formula of 8 essential B vitamins.
B vitamins are proven to helps the body use the macronutrients in food as fuel to release energy, and it is also essential to a healthy nervous system. The main targets with a risk of vitamin B deficiency are:
• Ederly and Athletes : may need to supplement their intake due to problems of absorption and increased need for energy production
• Pregnant women : need folic acid (B9)
• Vegetarians: present higher risk of developing clinical symptoms related to vitamin B12 deficiency.