Probiotics

Food containing beneficial living microorganisms which we consume to benefit our health by improving the balance of our intestinal flora.

The majority of probiotic bacteria used in food production are ‘Lactic Acid Bacteria’ such as species of Lactobacillus and Bifidobacteria. Yakult contains Shirota strain, a strain found only in our product. The Shirota strain has been specially selected for its strength – in other words, its ability to survive through our stomach and bile acids to reach the intestines alive to deliver its health benefits.
About The Shirota Strain

Probiotics

Food containing beneficial living microorganisms which we consume to benefit our health by improving the balance of our intestinal flora.

The majority of probiotic bacteria used in food production are ‘Lactic Acid Bacteria’ such as species of Lactobacillus and Bifidobacteria. Yakult contains Shirota strain, a strain found only in our product. The Shirota strain has been specially selected for its strength – in other words, its ability to survive through our stomach and bile acids to reach the intestines alive to deliver its health benefits.
About The Shirota Strain

In Malaysia, the good bacteria in Yakult, Lactobacillus casei Shirota strain (commonly known as Shirota strain) is recognized as a probiotic bacteria by the Ministry of Health under the Food Regulations. The Shirota strain reaches the intestines alive to increase beneficial bacteria, decrease harmful bacteria and improve gut function.

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The Shirota Strain

Yakult is a high quality probiotics in the form of a cultured milk drink. Yakult contains the probiotic bacteria “Lactobacillus casei Shirota strain” (popularly known as the “Shirota strain”). With over 30 billion live Shirota strain in each bottle, Yakult has among the highest concentration of probiotics compared to other probiotic products on the market.

The Shirota strain is scientifically proven to be among the “strongest” strains of beneficial bacteria, and has been shown to benefit human health.

Health Benefits Of The Shirota Strain

Differences between Probiotics and Antibiotics