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Posted by: Mel | 2006/07/18

Brewers yeast

Is it Ok to take this for a vitamin B supplement - it seems so cheap compared to vit b supplements and I cant believe it can be as good.
Also can it cause thrush in any way because i am susceptible to this and dont want to take brewers yeast if it can
Thanks

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Hi

According to one article that Brewer's Yeast does NOT increase the susceptibility to or exacerbate Candida albicans infections (as Brewer's Yeast is a totally different type of yeast to Candida albicans).

There are better B complexes but for value for money brewers yeast is reasonable option.

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Dr Debbie

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