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Does saccharomyces cerevisiae really work?

While some research does suggest that saccharomyces cerevisiae can help lower levels of “bad” cholesterol in your blood while raising levels of “good” cholesterol, other research does not support this claim. Claims that saccharomyces cerevisiae can help control blood sugar are based on research involving chromium supplementation. This research does suggest that chromium supplementation can help control blood sugar levels, and since saccharomyces cerevisiae does contain chromium, some scientists believe that it is an effective treatment for high blood sugar in some people. While some people believe that saccharomyces cerevisiae can be used to treat other conditions -- like acne or diarrhea -- the research to support these claims is limited.

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