Brewer's yeast has a high nucleic acid count. This is an important component of cell development. Other vitamins and minerals contained in brewer's yeast are: Folic acid, B12, Potassium, Thiamin, Niacin,Chromium It is low in calories, fat, sodium and carbohydrates. Please note that this Brewer's Yeast is inactive. Lotus Brewer's Yeast is a vegan rich source of vitamin B complex. Brewers yeast can be taken with milk, fruit and vegetable juices, sprinkled over breakfast cereals or used in cooking for extra flavour.