Why Yakult


Basic function of Yakult’s Probiotics (LcS)

LcS increases the number of
good bacteria in the intestine.
LcS decreases the number of
bad bacteria in the intestine.

LcS decreases toxins (harmful substances) in the intestine.

Study at National Institute of Cholera & Enteric Diseases, Kolkata

14% Protective Efficacy in probiotic group for Prevention of Acute Diarrhoea in Children at NICED in Kolkata.

A study on about 4,000 children at NICED in Kolkata showed that regular consumption of Yakult for 12 weeks prevented diarrhoea by 14% in children (1-5 years)

(Source: Sur D et al (2011) Epidemiology and Infection 139: 919-926 )

Athletes who consumed Yakult for 16 weeks were prevented from common cold and cough by about 50% showed in a study at Loughborough University in UK.

( Source: Gleeson M et al (2011) International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism 21(1): 55-64)
Increase in *NK cell activity by consumption of Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota (LcS)

Healthy people with low *NK cell activity who consumed Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota for 3 weeks showed an increase in *NK cell activity.

( Source: Nagao et al, 2000 )
*( Natural Killer Cell (NK Cell) is one of the immune cells in our body which detect and attack cancer cells. )