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  Cook's Thesaurus: Yeast
Beer yeast and wine yeast are used to convert sugar into alcohol and, in the case of beer and champagne, bubbles.
Brewer's yeast and nutritional yeast, for example, are sold as nutritional supplements, and Australians are fond of yeast extracts--like Vegemite, Marmite, and Promite--which they spread like peanut butter on bread.
Nutritional yeast is very similar to brewer's yeast, which is also used as a nutritional supplement and is made from the same strain of yeast.
www.foodsubs.com /LeavenYeast.html   (2079 words)

  Brewer's Yeast: Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine
Brewer's yeast is an ingredient that is used to ferment sugars to alcohol in the brewing of beer.
Brewer's yeast is a good source of RNA, an immune-enhancing nucleic acid that may help in the prevention of degenerative diseases and slowing the aging process.
Brewer's yeast has been reported to help improve symptoms of diabetes and hypoglycemia, and may act to prevent diabetes from developing in persons with a family history of diabetes and in those who have problems with blood sugar metabolism.
health.enotes.com /alternative-medicine-encyclopedia/brewer-s-yeast   (1072 words)

 Vaginal Yeast Infection
Vaginal yeast infections are the second most common cause of vaginal discharge in the United States (the first is Bacterial Vaginosis).
Yeast infection is not considered a sexually transmitted disease, but is included here because it is such a common cause of vaginal discharge.
Yeast infections are not considered sexually transmitted, and therefore sexually partners do not need treatment (though it is interesting to note that 1 in 5 men whose partners had a yeast infection were found to have microscopic yeast present in their urethras).
www.afraidtoask.com /STD/yeast.html   (658 words)

 Candida Yeast
Yeast are a specialized sub-group and have little in common with molds and other fungi.
Yeast are a highly specialized sub-group and have little in common with molds and other fungi.
Men may be troubled by yeast overgrowth on their penis or on the skin around the anus and groin (jock itch).
www.nutramed.com /allergy/candida.htm   (1659 words)

 Yeast - Joyofbaking.com
Yeast, on the other hand, is a living organism and the carbon dioxide it produces is the result of the yeast feeding on the dough.
To activate yeast the first step is called proofing and is a way to test the yeast to make sure it is alive and still active.
Note: If the dry yeast is added directly to the flour, the liquid that is added is warmer than usual because the whole mass of dry ingredients, as opposed to just the yeast, must be warmed in order to activate the yeast.
www.joyofbaking.com /Yeast.html   (1762 words)

 What Is Yeast
Baker’s yeast products are made from strains of this yeast selected for their special qualities relating to the needs of the baking industry.
The typical yeast cell is approximately equal in size to a human red blood cell and is spherical to ellipsoidal in shape.
Yeast reproduce vegetatively by budding, a process during which a new bud grows from the side of the existing cell wall.
www.dakotayeast.com /yeast_what.html   (429 words)

 Bottom-fermenting Yeast Encyclopedia Article @ FreshBrewed.com (Fresh Brewed)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Nonetheless, for both types, yeast is fully distributed through the beer while it is fermenting, and both equally flocculate (clump together and precipitate to the bottom of the vessel) when it is finished.
By no means all top-fermenting yeasts demonstrate this behaviour, but it features strongly in many English ale yeasts which may also exhibit chain forming (the failure of budded cells to break from the mother cell) which is technically different from true 'flocculation'.
Bottom-fermenting yeast, Saccharomyces uvarum, ferments at quite cool temperatures, 7-12°C, and will continue to affect the beer while it is conditioning at temperatures as low as 0°C. It also tends to ferment "cleanly", with relatively less production of esters and other by-products, and is thus in part responsible for the "crisper" character of lagers.
www.freshbrewed.com /encyclopedia/Bottom-fermenting_yeast   (463 words)

 Male Yeast Infection
During sex, the males urethra is exposed and vulnerable to a male yeast infection from an infected female.
Yeast is used to raise bread in cooking.
The more common symptoms of male yeast infection are constipation, bad breath, bloating, indigestion, frequent intestinal gas, frequent diarrhea, very loose stools, sexual dysfunction, irratibility and mood swings, fatigue or lack of energy, memory loss, jock itch, dry itchy flaky skin, athletes feet, and prostate problems.
www.yeastinfectionadvisor.com /maleyeastinfection.html   (1260 words)

 Yeast Infections
In fact, it is estimated that 50% of college women in the United States have been diagnosed with at least one yeast infection by the age of 25.
Self-diagnosis of a yeast infection may not be as obvious as one would think.
Yeast feeds on glucose, (the body’s form of sugar), so anything that increases your blood sugar or changes the hormonal balance that regulates blood sugar can help yeast to grow out of control.
www.coolnurse.com /yeast.htm   (815 words)

 vaginal yeast infection
most of us treat a yeast infection by running to the drugstore, handing $20 to our corporate masters, and walking around miserable for days with disgusting slime dribbling down between our legs, not even sure if what we have is really a yeast infection.
then, next time you get a yeast infection, you've got a crotch full of drug -resistant yeast, and you can't just run to the pharmacy and shell out $20 for a cure; you have to go to a doctor and get something much stronger.
if you have a vaginal yeast infection and are having unprotected sex with a man, you should be aware that he could get your infection.
www.msu.edu /user/eisthen/yeast   (1154 words)

 YEAST   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Lager yeasts have two sub-groups: Frohberg, or powdery yeasts (Staubhefen), that fail to clump and remain in suspension in the wort; and Saaz or break yeasts (Bruchhefen) that flocculate readily to the bottom of the fermenter 2E Frohberg yeasts are strong attenuators and ferment isomaltose as well as maltose.
As S. uvarum is related to certain yeasts used in the wines that were made in Munich in those days, it is likely that their "contamination" of beers, combined with the cold-conditioning, resulted in their becoming dominant in the Munich beer yeast strains.
During this stage the yeast is actively fermenting the malt sugars to alcohol and carbon dioxide.
members.tripod.com /~mksgrist/_vti_hbart/yeast.html   (2153 words)

 Functions of Yeast in the Breadmaking Process  There are three main functions of yeast in dough   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Thus a 0.5% yeast addition to a test dough produced an 88% increase in cell count after 6 hr of fermentation, while with a 2% original yeast level the corresponding increase in cell numbers was only 29%.
In yeasted doughs, an increase in maltose occurs during the first stages of fermentation, until the initial supply of glucose and fructose is exhausted, after which the maltose content gradually declines.
Yeast exhibits a considerable tolerance to extremes of pH, being able to maintain an active fermentation in a 5% glucose solution in the pH range of 2.4 to 7.4, but ceasing activity at pH 2.0 or pH 8.0.
home.earthlink.net /~ggda/The_Artisan_Yeast_Treatise_Section_Two.htm   (5028 words)

 yeast - Allrecipes
Yeast is a living, microscopic, single-cell organism that, as it grows, converts its food (through a process known as fermentation) into alcohol and carbon dioxide.
To multiply and grow, all yeast needs is the right environment, which includes moisture, food (in the form of sugar or starch) and a warm, nurturing temperature (70° to 85°F is best).
Wild yeast spores are constantly floating in the air and landing on uncovered foods and liquids.
allrecipes.com /howto/yeast/detail.aspx   (629 words)

 Yeast Infection Home Remedy | Disease Information
A vaginal yeast infection is an excess growth of yeast cells in the vagina.
Yeast infections are very common in women of childbearing age but can occur at any age.
A yeast infection is considered to be recurrent if you have four or more infections that cause symptoms and are unrelated to antibiotic use within 1 year.
www.utopiasilver.com /yeast_infection_home_remedy.htm   (1092 words)

 Yeast infection and yeast overgrouwth treatment
During the same time period, I was testing the culture media of a large number of different yeast and bacteria strains from the human gastrointestinal tract in order to find out which compounds in the human might be derived from the yeast and bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract.
The compound that led to the discovery of yeast as the source of many of these compounds in the urine of autistic children was tartaric acid.
Some of the yeast are hidden in recesses of the intestinal tract or in the deeper layers of the mucosa that lines the intestine where they are relatively safe from the drug.
www.greatplainslaboratory.com /yeast.html   (2921 words)

 How to Brew - By John Palmer - Yeast
With the discovery of yeast and its function in the late 1860's by Louis Pasteur, the law had to be amended.
Yeast are unusual in that they can live and grow both with or without oxygen.
Yeast can live without oxygen by a process that we refer to as fermentation.
www.howtobrew.com /section1/chapter6.html   (390 words)

 Yeast and Thrush - Breastfeeding Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It is important to remember that the yeast overgrowth is throughout your whole system, and you want to restore a healthy balance between the yeast and the healthful bacteria.
However with a yeast overgrowth, the yeast overpopulates our systems and we have what we call a "yeast infection." This overgrowth can be on your nipples and in your milk ducts in your breasts, as well as in your baby's mouth and gastro-intestinal tract.
Because of a rise in the incidence of yeast infections in the newborn period, Pat has made the treatment of yeast/bacterial imbalance her specialty.
www.breastfeedingonline.com /yeast.shtml   (1495 words)

The most common oral fungal infection is caused by the yeast Candida, which is a normal constituent of the digestive and vaginal tracts.
Other symptoms that may be yeast connected include a craving for sugar, alcohol, or bread; digestive problems; fatigue; depression; and muscle or joint pains.
In addition, Candida growth in saliva is enhanced and the adhesive property of the yeast to oral tissue is increased by a high carbohydrate diet.
www.nutrition4health.org /NOHAnews/NNS95OralYeastInfections.htm   (1337 words)

 Infections and Insurrection: Women Treating Yeast
Yeast is easy to identify without this test, however, since it announces itself with itching (not burning, unless the area is scratched raw) and a discharge.
Yeast is not dangerous and unless its symptoms, discharge and itching, are bothersome, it is not necessary to treat.
If a woman experiences yeast that is chronic, severe, and resistant to treatment, and she and her healthcare provider have ruled out other possible causes such as systemic yeast or overuse of antibiotics, she may want to consider being tested for HIV.
www.fwhc.org /health/yeast.htm   (1730 words)

 Yeast Infection Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment by MedicineNet.com
Yeast is a fungus scientifically referred to as Candida.
Yeast is commonly present on normal human skin and in areas of moisture, such as the mouth and vagina.
Vaginal yeast infection is often referred to as vaginal Candidiasis.
www.medicinenet.com /yeast_vaginitis/article.htm   (320 words)

 Winemaking: Strains of Wine Yeast
This yeast is used in the Loire Valley for Sauvignon Blanc and Muscadet as a complement to young, balanced dry or off-dry white wines.
This yeast rarely sticks and in fact can be used to restart a stuck fermentation if alcohol has not reached too high a level.
As with all yeast cultures, dry or liquid, the yeast should be taken out of the refrigerator (where ALL yeast should be stored), allowed to warm up to room temperature, and then mixed into a starter solution a day or so before being pitched.
winemaking.jackkeller.net /strains.asp   (6915 words)

 Public Health Fact Sheet - Yeast Infection
Yeast vaginitis is an infection of the vagina which may spread to the surrounding skin.
People with diabetes may develop yeast infection of the vagina, moist area of the skin, or the mouth because of increased levels of sugar in their secretions.
The yeasts are present in many healthy people and do not cause infection unless conditions make a person more likely to have a yeast infection.
www.mass.gov /dph/cdc/factsheets/yeast.htm   (622 words)

 More Info on Yeast Infection - east infectons caused by hard water, male yeast infection symptoms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Yeast organisms are always present in all people, but are usually prevented from "overgrowth" (uncontrolled multiplication resulting in symptoms) by naturally occurring microorganisms.
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an infection of the female genital tract by a yeast of the genus Candida (C. albicans) and characterized by vaginal discharge and vulvovaginitis; broadly : an infection (as thrush or tinea versicolor) caused by a yeast fungus
www.explainplease.com /yeast-infection.htm   (428 words)

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