Common Questions Encountered
Probiotics are live microorganisms which can work beneficially for people’s health by improving the balance of intestinal flora & prevent diseases by reinforcing the natural power of the body.
It is necessary to drink Yakult everyday, even for a normal healthy individual, to maintain a balanced intestinal flora — Wherein, the beneficial bacteria would outnumbered the harmful bacteria in our intestines. Lactobacilli suppress the harmful bacteria and promote good health. If the balance of the intestinal flora is disturbed and other harmful bacteria in the small intestine increases abnormally, the human body is liable to contract disease.
Yes, Yakult can be taken even by those people who are in good health, because the balance of our intestinal flora is easily disturbed by our day-today activities, environmental changes, diet, and stress. Therefore, daily intake of YAKULT will enable us to replenish the beneficial bacteria we lost during those times.
Anytime, but preferably after meals when the acidity in the stomach is lower. Low acidity in the stomach helps lactobacilli reach the intestines alive. For children, excessive intake of Yakult before meals may spoil their appetite. Regarding this matter, ingestion of Yakult should be taken after meals.
The sour taste is caused by a substance given off by lactobacilli known as lactic acid. This substance is good for our health because it normalizes the peristaltic movement of our intestines thus preventing diarrhea and constipation.
One bottle of Yakult is good enough for our daily supply of beneficial bacteria needed to maintain a balance intestinal flora. Excluding infants, a person can drink as many bottle as they like. Each bottle of Yakult (80ml) contains 8 billion live Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota. Consuming several billion live Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota per day helps to improve the condition of intestines.
Excluding infants, a person can drink as many bottle as they like. Each bottle of Yakult (80ml) contains 8 billion live Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota. Consuming several billion live Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota per day helps to improve the condition of the intestines.
Yes. If the baby is already 5 – 6 months or starting to take solid food like baby food. You can use teaspoon or medicine dropper in administering Yakult to the baby. If refrigerated let the bottle stand outside the refrigerator for 20 – 30 minutes before giving it to the baby.
Yakult is good for children but best for adults. There is no age limit. Everybody can take it. As we grow old our digestive system deteriorates. We need supplements that will help our digestive system function well. Ingesting Yakult can help us bring our system to its normal condition.
Diarrhea can be caused by a lot of factors such as indigestion, food poisoning, excessive antibiotics and stress. This causes disturbance in the bacterial intestinal flora. For this condition, ingestion of beneficial bacteria such as Yakult can help maintain the balance of intestinal flora.
Excessive drinking of Yakult will not cause diarrhea. Rather, it is effective in producing an intestinal flora in which beneficial bacteria dominate.
The sugar content of Yakult is very minimal that even diabetic person who were not given a strict diet by their doctor can drink / take Yakult. But, for severe cases of diabetes, it’s better to ask the doctor regarding sugar intake.
Lactose intolerance is a syndrome caused by low level or absence of lactase, an enzyme used for lactose hydrolysis in the intestine.
Yakult can be ingested by those people suffering from lactose intolerance because the milk in Yakult can easily be digested.
Drinking Yakult has been proven effective for patients who have undergone antibiotic therapy. Intake of antibiotics disturbs the balance of our intestinal flora. With this condition, the harmful bacteria proliferates making it a factor for a person to get sick. Drinking Yakult helps restore the balance of our intestinal flora. This is the reason why we should drink Yakult to replenish the good bacteria in our body after a certain period of medication.
You can buy Yakult in supermarkets, grocery stores and convenience stores nationwide. You can also buy it through our Yakult Lady assigned in your area and enjoy the door-to-door delivery system.
The Yakult Lady will not ask you to order if you can't afford it. However, the importance of the product is to promote good health — where the beneficial bacteria in Yakult will help you combat the harmful bacteria that invade our body — thus preventing disease.
Yakult bought from the store is the same as Yakult sold by the Yakult Ladies. Yakult Ladies offer a special home delivery service wherein they deliver right at your doorstep even for single bottle orders.
Yakult is a product that was created so that people could consume lactic acid bacteria (Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota) which is beneficial to people's health. It is important to consume Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota everyday. Therefore, instead of drinking a large amount at one time, we use an 80 ml bottle which contains just the right amount so that people can drink it everyday.
Yes. Because the balance of the intestinal flora is easily disturbed by daily stress or environmental changes, such as diet, which may result in diseases, further aging and cancer. Continued daily ingestion of Yakult helps contribute to your health. The roles of the Yakult strain in the intestines are: (1) to normalize the balance of intestinal flora, (2) to stimulate bowel movement by producing lactic acid and (3) to reduce detrimental substances produced by putrefactive bacteria.