Yakult is a probiotic health drink, which contains more than 8 billion beneficial bacteria (Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota). Many scientific papers have been published and there are many evidences that the bacteria in Yakult are resistant to gastric juices and bile and reach the intestine alive. Daily consumption of Yakult helps improve digestion and helps build immunity.
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.
The word “Yakult” is derived from the word “Jahurto”, meaning “yoghurt” in Esperanto.
According to our studies, 80 ml of Yakult contains sufficient beneficial bacteria (8 billion Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota) to favourably impact the balance of the gut flora for all age groups. If you wish to consume more than a bottle, as part of a normal balanced diet, you can consume it.
No. Yakult can be enjoyed at any time of the day.
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 produced under stringent quality and hygiene control, ensuring safety, peace of mind, and high quality.
The shelf life of Yakult is 45 days from the date of manufacture, when kept under refrigerated conditions below 10° C. Once the Yakult bottle is opened, it must be consumed in one shot for the probiotics to be functional.
Yakult must be refrigerated below 10°C.
We don’t recommend for freezing Yakult because the bottle may inflate and leak.
Yakult has a refreshing sweet and tangy taste. Enjoy discovering for yourself.
Yakult is a functional food. It is a fermented milk drink that is consumed everyday as a part of the daily diet by 39 million people in more than 38 countries.
Yakult contains skimmed milk powder, sugar, glucose powder, water and more than 8 billion Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota (our unique strain of bacteria), natural identical flavour.
Yakult contains 60 kcal.
Yakult contains approximately 14.1 grams of sugars per bottle (80 ml).
Yes, Yakult is gluten free.
Nutritional information (per 80 ml)
Energy: 60 kcal Protein: 0.8grams Carbohydrates: 14.1grams Fat: < 0.1grams
Yes, Yakult is vegetarian.
Yes, Yakult made in Philippines is halal-certified.
Yakult is a fermented dairy product containing small amounts of naturally-occurring milk sugar (lactose). If you are uncertain about your reaction to dairy, we recommend you discuss with your physicians before trying.
Yes, the effect of Yakult is same during the entire shelf life of 45 days. We guarantee 8 billion live beneficial bacteria Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota when refrigerated under proper storage conditions, till expiry.
The colour is light cream because of caramelization of skimmed milk during manufacturing process.
Yakult is not a thirst quencher but a health drink that provides specific health benefits. The size is convenient to consume every day and it contains more than 8 billion beneficial probiotic bacteria even in a small bottle.
YAKULT and yogurt are both fermented dairy products made from milk fermented with live bacteria. YAKULT is unique because it is made using Lactobacillus casei Shirota strain with live bacteria, not the strain of bacteria used in yogurts.
This strain of beneficial bacteria reach intestines alive, which is scientifically proven. YAKULT has been produced for the sole purpose of maintaining a balance of beneficial bacteria in the digestive system.
Yogurt is not a substitute for YAKULT and vice versa. They complement each other as part of a well-balance diet.
No, the color of Yakult is naturally acquired when the skim milk powder and sugar are heated together at high temperature, and caramelized.
No, the flavors in Yakult are natural, mostly from citrus fruits.
Lactobacillus casei are beneficial bacteria. Our unique, patented “Shirota Strain” is exceptionally acid resistant. It easy survive through the gastric juices and bile acids produced during digestion to reach alive in our intestine, helping to keep our digestive system working effectively.
It is recommended that you drink YAKULT daily, because the bacteria can’t stay long in the intestines so you need to replenish a fresh one.
Yes, it’s safe to have more than one bottle per day so that you can have more beneficial bacteria in your intestines.
No, Yakult is not milk, it is a fermented milk drink that contains skim milk powder and sugar with beneficial bacteria Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota that promote a better digestive system.
Although Yakult is officially new in UAE, it has been available for over 80 years in Japan and is enjoyed by more than 39 million people world-wide every day.
YAKULT is a daily investment in a healthy life. It can form part of a healthy diet aimed at maintaining our body in optimum condition.
All individuals are different and so the effect of Yakult is likely to vary from individual to individual. Normally it takes about a week to a few weeks.
No, the Lactobacillus casei Shirota pass through the digestive system with food and are not retained in the body. They therefore leave the body after a day or so and this why we recommend one Yakult every day.
Yes, children 1 year and older can have a bottle of Yakult per day. Children love the fruity taste and it is both safe and beneficial for them. For further information, please visit our website: www.yakultme.com
Yes, Yakult is safe to drink during pregnancy. It contains one type of
bacteria only – Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota.
Constipation and indigestion (acid relux) are common during pregnancy.
We have received a lot of positive feedback from people commenting on
the relief that drinking Yakult has provided in maintaining a balanced
Yakult is virtually fat free and contains NO cholesterol.
Yakult light provides the same benefits as original Yakult. The difference is
Yakult light has no added sugars as it uses only natural sweeteners and also
25% less in calories compared to Yakult original.
Yakult light has the same beneficial effects as original Yakult and its very
suitable for People on a Diet Routine & People with Diabetes.
Calories – Each bottle contains 45Kcal, about the same as a small apple.