Yakult - Improve Digestion, Immunity, Gas & Constipation Problems

Yakult is the leading probiotic drink in the world that is prepared by fermenting the milk and it has more than 6.5 billion good probiotic bacteria. 

Probiotics are those supplements which are used to balance the ratio of gut bacteria that boost immunity and conditions like constipation, gas, bloating, acid reflux, indigestion, skin problems, bad breath and fatigue like problems.

Body has both good and bad bacteria. But poor diet unbalance this good and bad bacteria ration which leads to gut problems. As per WHO (World Health Organization) probiotics are live micro organisms which are administrated in adequate amount to get health benefits from them.

Yakult probiotic drink is also popular in India. Yakult was first launched in Japan in 1935. Is this highly popular yakult drink is good for you? What are its benefits & Side effects? You need it or not? Let's now about that.

Benefits of Yakult

1. Prevents Digestive Disorders: With less fiber in the diet, there would be difficulty in the movement of food in intestine. Yakult use increases gut mobility which prevents constipation and gut health remains maintained.

2. Builds Immunity: Yakult has LCS (Lactobacillus Casei Strain Shirota) bacteria which works in small intestine and fights with diseases that build bad bacteria and in this way it improves immunity.

3. Reduces Risk of Infections: Yakult helps to fight yeast infections. It puts good bacteria in the body which fight with yeast infections.

Yakult has no added preservatives. Its shelf life is 45 days from the date of manufacturing and must be stored below 10 degree Celsius temperature. And it must be consumed in one shot after opening the bottle so that probiotic work perfectly.

Some Cons of Yakult

- Yakult's standard and light packing both have little bit sugar content so it may be harmful for         diabetic.

- Yakult is made by ultra heat treatment  process so the used milk protein gets destroyed and you can't  get benefits of milk protiens.

- It is little bit expensive than simple probiotic rich foods and it needs constant cold temperature     storage.

Who can take Yakult?

If you are facing digestion issues than this supplement is effective but for some time. It is not a long term solution . 

If your gut health has some problem than it is best to use probiotic rich foods like yoghurt, pickels and curd in place of yakult drink.

Nutritional Information of Yakult

Each 80 ml Bottle of Yakult contains:

  • Calories - 50
  • Fat - 0%
  • Cholesterol - 0%
  • Sodium - 15 mg
  • Carbs - 12 g
  • Protein - less than 1 g
  • Calcium - 4%

And if you have digestive issues than you can take its 1 bottle per day. You can also consult some doctor before taking yakult. 

Yakult product is not like soft drinks and don't use it just for taste. Its 5 bottles pack costs Rs. 60 in India and per bottle price is Rs. 12 and is available at super markets and chemist stores.

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