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Old 05-23-2011, 09:33 AM   #1
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Brewers Yeast

I topped my FroYo with some last night, yeah I actually don't mind the taste. This morning I am a bit, ahem, musical. Will it give the baby gas as well? Should I stick to using it in lactation cookies and not use it uncooked?
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Old 05-23-2011, 09:42 AM   #2
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Ha! I don't know if it will give the baby gas but I would think it would not. The yeast being broken down in your gut causes the gas bubbles so my guess is it doesn't do the same in your milk. I could be totally wrong though.
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Re: Brewers Yeast

I've never noticed gas with brewer's yeast. I agree with PP; it shouldn't be a problem with the baby.

One of the best ways to eat brewer's yeast is on buttered popcorn. It's a bit of an acquired taste but is entirely addictive. Popcorn tastes bland to me without it.
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Old 05-23-2011, 04:24 PM   #4
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Brewers yeast is deactivated beer yeast meaning its already been "cooked." So, yup you can eat it raw! Don't know about the gas though. I always thought the gas came from live yeast, but apparently not.

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