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Marmite – A superfood

Marmite is to the British and New Zealanders, what breast milk is to babies – an essential part of their diet and lifestyle!. Without it, is a “marmageddon”!. Marmite has been discovered by a German scientist, in 1902 and has been included in First World War soldier’s ration packs, due to it’s high nutritional value. In the 1930’s, an English scientist discovered that the folic acid in Marmite could be used to treat anemia. Till today, Marmite is as popular as ever!.

Marmite’s ingredients are: yeast extract, vegetable extract, salt, spices and vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B9, B12). It is popular to eat as a spread on toast, crackers or rice cakes , with cheese or butter. Take one teaspoon/day, to enjoy an array of health benefits.

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Nutritional yeast

Nutritional yeast is a vitamin B booster.

All the vitamin B’s (B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9 and B12) play a key role in converting foods into energy, it promotes healthy skin and hair, maintain proper brain function, impact sleep patterns and fat burning. Stress, an unhealthy diet and medication deplete B vitamins rapidly, therefore it needs to be replaced every day.

Nutritional yeast is an excellent source of especially vitamin B12 (Cobalamin), which is found exclusively in animal products.

Vitamin B12 is often lacking in vegetarian diets!!

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