Lesaffre set the global standard for yeast and other fermentation products. The company designs, manufactures and markets solutions that promote baking, nutrition and health

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Clinical nutrition

Clinical nutrition which is related to human biology is a discipline responding to nutritional needs. The biological functions have an impact on people's health, well-being and equilibrium within their environment.

Clinical nutrition

In an area that is constantly changing and developing thanks to bio-cellular and microbiological advances and innovations in food technology, clinical nutrition plays a fundamental role. It enables us to enrich our nutrition and compensate for diets with levels of essential nutrients that are inappropriate or inadequate to cope with the pace of modern living and current lifestyles.

Yeast: a key player in clinical nutrition

Yeast is a microorganism with unique potential and a highly nutritional element that fits naturally into this nutritional environment and represents an excellent "tool" in terms of clinical nutrition.
A source of vitamins, minerals, proteins, amino acids, carbohydrates and lipids, it can also be enriched with vitamins, trace elements, glutathione and more.

Yeast is a source of vitamins, minerals and proteins and more.

  • B vitamins: protein-energy metabolism and growth, nervous system, cardiovascular system, immune system, etc.
  • Minerals: balance, growth, development, energy metabolism, reproductive system, etc.
  • Proteins: growth, energy metabolism, dietary metabolism, etc.
  • Fibre / Carbohydrates: intestinal function, immune system, prebiotic action, insulin reduction, etc.
  • Lipids: growth, development, energy metabolism, etc.
  • Probiotics: balance of intestinal flora and the intestinal digestive system, natural defences, etc.

Visit Lesaffre Human Care website to know more about those products, their functionalities and applications : http://www.lesaffrehumancare.com

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Lesaffre is seen as a reference in the yeast and bread-making fields. Its knowledge of yeast and its expertise in the fermentation have encouraged the Lesaffre group to establish a presence in the emerging human and animal nutrition markets.