What time of the day should I drink Yakult?
Should I drink Yakult everyday?
How do you count L. casei Shirota (SHIROTA strain) in Yakult?
Do people drink Yakult in other countries?
Is there any special reason that Yakult bottle is shaped like that?
What is the best way to open Yakult?
Should we shake Yakult before drinking?
Does the lactic acid in Yakult really reach the intestinal tract alive?
Can we heat up Yakult?
Yakult is recommended for all age groups including children (1 year and above) and pregnant women. Yakult is a health drink which should be consumed everyday as a part of your daily diet.
Yakult contains sugar, so if you are diabetic, it is best to consult your doctor and find out if it is safe for you.
Yakult is derived from the word "Jahurto", meaning "yoghurt" in Esperanto.
According to our studies, 65 ml of Yakult contains sufficient beneficial bacteria 650 crore L. casei Shirota (SHIROTA strain) to favorably impact the balance of the gut flora. However, if you wish to consume more than a bottle, it is absolutely safe to do so.
No. Yakult can be enjoyed at any time of the day. Most people prefer to drink it in the morning.
Yes. Yakult can be added to cereals, smoothies, milkshakes, cheesecakes or any other cold foods. If the bacteria are subjected to high temperature they die, so do not add Yakult to hot foods or beverages.
No. The product is preserved naturally by the lactic acid produced by the bacteria L. casei Shirota (SHIROTA strain) during fermentation. Even the flavours in Yakult are natural and natural identical
The shelf life of Yakult is 40 days from the date of manufacture, when kept under refrigerated conditions below 10° C.
Yes, Yakult is manufactured at an ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018, ISO 9001:2015 and HACCP certified manufacturing, state-of-the-art facility in Rai, Sonepat, in Haryana India. The entire production process is fully automated and stringent hygiene standards are maintained from start to finish.
Yakult must be refrigerated below 10°C. It should not be frozen or left outside the refrigerator for long.
No. When Yakult is frozen, the bacteria become dormant, and less effective.
Yakult has a refreshing sweet and tangy taste. Enjoy discovering for yourself. It cannot be compared to yogurt or milk.
No. Yakult is manufactured at an ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018, ISO 9001:2015 and HACCP certified manufacturing factory Sonepat using world class technology
Yakult is a functional food. It is a fermented milk drink which is consumed as part of daily diet of more than 40 million bottles of Yakult are consumed every day in 40 countries and regions in 2022.
Yakult contains water, sugar, skimmed milk powder, glucose and 650 crore L. casei Shirota (SHIROTA strain) (our unique strain of bacteria).
Yakult is virtually fat free and contains not more than 50 Kcal.
Yakult is virtually fat free and contains no more than 24 Kcal.
Yakult contains approx 9.5 gm of sugar per serving (65 ml).
Yakult light contains 3 gm of sugar per serving (65 ml).
Yes, Yakult is gluten free.
Nutritional information (per 65 ml)
Energy: 50Kcal Proteins: 0.8g Carbohydrates: 11.5g (Added Sugar- 9.5gm) Fat: < 0.1g
Ans - Nutritional information (per 65 ml) Energy: 24Kcal Proteins: 0.8g Carbohydrates: 5g (Added Sugar- 3gm) Fat: < 0.1g
Yes, Yakult is vegetarian.
Yes, since Yakult contains very little lactose (only 1gm) but it is best to check with your doctor.
Yes the effect of Yakult is same during the entire shelf life of 40 days. We guarantee 650 crore live beneficial bacteria L. casei Shirota (SHIROTA strain) when refrigerated under proper storage conditions, till expiry.
The colour is light cream because of the Maillard Reaction of skimmed milk during manufacturing.
Yakult is a health drink that provides specific health benefits. The size is convenient to consume every day and it contains more than 650 crore beneficial probiotic bacteria in a 65ml bottle, which is what you need.
Probiotics can be bacteria and yeasts. But most Probiotics are bacteria. Among bacteria Lactic Acid Bacteria are more popular. Lactobacillus casei , Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus helveticus, Streptococcus thermophilus and Bifidobacterium breve are commonly used probiotics.
Probiotics are "friendly" bacteria that help to restore / maintain the balance of beneficial bacteria in the gut and confer a health benefit on the host.
Whereas antibiotics are drugs that destroy the harmful bacteria or organisms that cause infections. However intake of antibiotics tends to deplete the good bacteria as well from our body.
Everyone needs Probiotics. Trillions of bacteria reside in our gut, some are beneficial while others are harmful. Sometimes due to stress, illness, indiscriminate use of antibiotics, inadequate diet and sleep, the good bacteria in the gut get depleted leading to indigestion, infections and discomfort. Daily intake of probiotics in the diet, helps to remain healthy by replenishing the good bacteria in the gut.
Most Probiotics do not permanently colonize in the intestine but exert their effects as they transit through the intestine. Thus daily consumption of these bacteria is the best way to get maximum benefit.
Probiotics generally help to maintain a healthy digestive system by maintaining the balance of the gut flora.
Several studies suggest that probiotics may play an important role in improving bowel function and hence prevent diarrhoea and constipation, gastrointestinal diseases such as IBS and IBD, cancers, allergic disorders and respiratory diseases.
The label of a food containing probiotics should indicate :
- Full probiotic name, which includes Genus, Species, Strain.
- Minimum viable numbers of probiotics at the level at which efficacy is claimed and at the end of shelf- life.
- Health claim(s)
- Serving size for efficacy
- Storage conditions
It is recommended that you drink a bottle of Yakult daily. Daily intake of Probiotics in the diet, helps you to remain healthy by replenishing the good bacteria in the gut.
Yes. It is safe to have more than one bottle per day.
Yakult and yoghurt are both cultured dairy products made from milk fermented with live bacteria. However Yakult contain 6.5 billion live bacteria that reach our intestine alive. Also the strain of bacteria L. casei Shirota (SHIROTA strain) is unique and different from the strain of bacteria found in yoghurt and dahi.
Yes everyone should consume probiotics to stay healthy. Our intestines have more than 100 trillion bacteria that play an important role in maintaining good health and well being. Of these organisms some are beneficial while others are harmful. For maintaining good health it is important that the beneficial bacteria outnumber the harmful ones. However often due to stress, infection, irregular diet, indiscriminate use of antibiotics, ageing etc this balance gets disturbed and the beneficial organisms decrease in number. This results in ill health which often manifests as indigestion, constipation, diarrhoea and sometimes in more serious diseases such as IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) etc. Regular consumption of probiotics helps to restore the balance of the gut flora, improve our digestive health and build immunity.
No, all probiotics are not alike. The beneficial effect of a particular probiotic strain may not be seen in others. Each strain has its unique qualities.
With reduced sugar & calories and Vitamin D & E, Yakult Light is a premium sister product of Yakult and suitable for health conscious people of all age.
Yes, Yakult Light is a vegetarian drink It contains Water, Sugar, Skimmed milk powder, Glucose, Pectin, Steviol Glycoside, Vitamin E & D and 650 crore of L. casei Shirota (SHIROTA strain) probiotics.
Yakult Light contains 24 kcal only.
Steviol glycosides are high intensity sweetener, 250-300 times sweeter than sucrose. They are isolated and purified from the leaves of the stevia plant. And it is also calorie-free. No, it is not an artificial sweetener, it is a natural sweetener and it does not have any side effect.
Yakult Light contains about 3 gm of added sugar which is only half teaspoon. However, you could also consult your doctor before consuming it.
Pectin is a naturally-occurring thickening agent that is most often used by adding it to jams, jellies and similar products to help them gel and thicken. In Yakult Light we have added Pectin to make it little thick.
It has been found that about 7 out of 10 persons in India are Vitamin deficient. We have added 3 mcg of Vit-D, which is 20% of the daily RDA (Recommended Dietary Allowance) and 3 mg of Vit-E, which is 30% of the daily RDA (Recommended Dietary Allowance). [Source- National Institute of Nutrition (ICMR)]
Yakult lady system is a unique home delivery system that the company has adopted globally for the convenience of the consumers. It provides free delivery of Yakult at the customer's doorstep and is presently available in Delhi NCR, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Mumbai, Pune and Kochi.
The company has a unique home delivery system that provides free delivery of Yakult at your doorstep. The Yakult lady comes home and delivers Yakult to you at your convenience, as and when you need it, so that you are never without it.
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