Yeast Intolerance


If there is a positive to yeast, does this include brewers yeast?

Yes, the test includes both bakers and brewers yeast. If they come up positive to yeast, it is vital that they plan ahead as yeast is present in many different foods.


If the yeast comes up positive, does that mean they have Candidiasis?

No, not necessarily, the test just shows that there is an elevated level of antibodies to yeast in their blood.


What alcoholic drinks do not contain yeast?

All alcoholic drinks depend on yeasts to produce the alcohol, however distilling and filtering will tend to remove most of the yeast. Spirits, such as gin or vodka will have the lowest amount of yeast present compared with wines and beers.