Lynside Forte

LYNSIDE NUTRITIONAL YEAST

Like LYNSIDE NUTRI, the yeasts in the LYNSIDE FORTE line are also primary-grown Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The main difference is that they have been fortified with vitamins or minerals. There are two types of LYNSIDE FORTE yeasts: Organically Bound Nutrient Yeasts and Fortified Nutrient Yeasts.

Organically Bound Nutrient Yeasts

Red Star® pioneered the invention and use of organically bound selenium yeast in 1975. This invention was spurred by the fact that selenium in its inorganic form is difficult to absorb. The question was posed: What would happen if inorganic selenium were bound to an easily absorbed organic substrate, such as yeast? Principle investigator Dr. Henry Peppler, engaged by Red Star, set out to find the answer.

Selenium was added to the stainless steel cultivation tanks in which nutritional yeast was being manufactured. The yeast metabolized the selenium, incorporating the mineral into its cell structure so that the selenium became organically bound to the yeast. As was suspected, bioavailability studies showed that the organically bound selenium yeast had superior absorption compared to regular, inorganic selenium.

Red Star manufactured this organically bound selenium yeast exclusively for another company for many years. That company provided the yeast for the "Nutritional Prevention of Cancer Study" that began in 1983 and was led by Dr. Larry C. Clark at the Arizona Cancer Center. Now, our organically bound selenium yeast, LYNSIDE FORTE Se+, is available to all manufacturers of dietary supplements and functional foods.

LYNSIDE FORTE Se+ yeast contain 99.9% organically bound selenium, predominately in the form of selenomethionine (75%) and secondarily as selenocysteine. LYNSIDE FORTE Se+ contains no measurable amount of selenate.

  • LYNSIDE FORTE Se+ Organically Bound Selenium Yeast: 1200 mcg/g
  • LYNSIDE FORTE Se+ Organically Bound Selenium Yeast: 2000 mcg/g

Fortified Nutrient Yeasts

LYNSIDE FORTE Fortified Nutrient Yeasts differ from Organically Bound Nutrient Yeasts due to the vitamins and minerals being added after the yeast has been cultivated, but before it has been dried. The benefit of Fortified Nutrient Yeasts over isolated vitamins and minerals is that the cost-effective yeast-nutrient mixture has better homogeneity than can be achieved through dry blending of powdered nutrients. We offer a variety of Fortified Nutrient Yeasts, including:

MINERALS

LYNSIDE FORTE Se Fortified Selenium Yeast: 1000 mcg/g

As part of the antioxidant glutathione, selenium helps protect the body from free radicals. Additionally, it may support cellular and heart health.

  • LYNSIDE FORTE Se Fortified Selenium Yeast:
    1000 mcg/g

    As part of the antioxidant glutathione, selenium helps protect the body from free radicals. Additionally, it may support cellular and heart health.
  • LYNSIDE FORTE Cr Fortified Chromium Yeast:
    2000 mcg/g

    Chromium is the active component of “glucose tolerance factor,” a substance that supports normal metabolism of glucose.
  • LYNSIDE FORTE Cu Fortified Copper Yeast:
    50,000 mcg/g

    Copper is necessary for the production of hemoglobin, myelin, collagen and melanin, and works with vitamin C to make elastin.
  • LYNSIDE FORTE Mn Fortified Manganese Yeast:
    50,000 mcg/g

    Manganese plays a key role in fat and carbohydrate metabolism, and is needed to form connective tissue, bones, blood-clotting factors and sex hormones.
  • LYNSIDE FORTE Mo Fortified Molybdenum Yeast:
    2,000 mcg/g

    A key part of several enzymes, molybdenum helps detoxify sulfites, aids in the metabolism of amino and nucleic acids, and helps metabolize sulfur.
  • LYNSIDE FORTE Zn Fortified Zinc Yeast:
    100,000 mcg/g

    Zinc is important to immunity, healthy skin, maintenance of several senses (vision, taste and smell) and male reproductive health.

VITAMINS

  • LYNSIDE FORTE BUS (providing 100% of the USRDA for B vitamins)
  • LYNSIDE FORTE Biotin
  • LYNSIDE Bmore
  • RED STAR® Vegetarian Support Formula

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