Nutritional yeast is a favorite among vegans, is it good for you?

Nutritional yeast is often lauded online as a seasoning that’s dairy-free but tastes like cheese, making it popular among vegans looking to get their cheesy fix.

“Nutritional yeast is a vegan diet staple because it’s loaded with B12, a nutrient that’s hard to get enough of without animal products,” registered dietitian Miranda Galati tells USA TODAY.

On top of having a tasty flavor, nutritional yeast has an “impressive nutritional profile. Nutritional yeast also contains well above your daily requirements for B12 and other B-vitamins.

Find out more about nutritional yeast and why it’s good for you here!