Nutritional yeast - a new superfood for 2014? Women's Health & Fitness

What is it?
“Nutritional yeast is a cooked strain of saccharomyces cerevisiae,” says Wolfe. The saccharomyces cervisiae species of yeast has for centuries been considered useful in winemaking, baking and brewing.

What do you do with it?
“Nutritional yeast is able to impart a cheesy, delicious flavour when added to recipes as an ingredient or condiment,” says Wolfe.
Is it super?
“No, although it is a great source of complete protein and B vitamins, it’s not a good source of vitamin B12,” Wolfe says.