Vitamin B12 is produced by bacteria and other one-celled organisms and found mainly in animal products, and is typically lacking in vegan diets. It's recommended that all adults aged 50 or older should eat foods fortified with vitamin B-12. Low B12 intakes can cause anemia and nervous system damage.
People following a diet free of all animal products need supplemental vitamin B12.
Each teaspoon of Ayala’s Magic Spice contains 20% of daily needs.
Yeasts, like mushrooms are part of the fungi family. Yeasts have been part of our culinary culture for millennia, and play a role in many of the foods we enjoy, from bread to yogurt, cheese, wine and pickles.
Nutritional yeast (pure strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae) is cultivated specifically for its nutritional value and has high quality protein, vitamins and minerals. It has no leavening power.
After the yeast are grown, cultivated and fermented, the yeast are harvested, thoroughly washed and cleaned, and dried on roller drum dryers.