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Difference between yakult and vitagen ???

Post by Guest » Sun, 03 Apr 2005 5:20 pm


Need to know whats the difference between yakult and vitagen. I know they are both for digestive health but which is more potent or better. Also any idea how much they cost?

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Post by Bafana » Sun, 03 Apr 2005 9:57 pm

BTW what does it actually do for you and how much of it should you take in a day???

I am using Vitagen but I really don't know why apart from a vauge recollection its is good for you :roll:


Post by Bacteria » Sun, 03 Apr 2005 10:07 pm

It is something to do with the bacteria in your stomach. Basically, not all bacteria is bad for you. Some are good, and are required for digestion of certain foods. I think that the bacteria in Yakult and Vitagen are specific good types that have supposedly been isolated and cultured in laboratories.

But...apart from tasting nice and refreshing, I would not bother with them too much. People seem to thrive all over the world without ever encountering a bottle of Yakult and Vitagen in their lives.

Make your own

Post by Make your own » Tue, 05 Apr 2005 10:37 pm

Both are really sweetened yogurt. The sugar inside is actuall somewhat counterproductive, as it encourages fungus and bad bacteria. But most people here seem to think you have to sweeten yogurt. If you want to try the real thing and a cheaper version, just buy natural yogurt. Or make your own. Boil milk, cool to 35-40 deg C, add a tablespoon of live yogurt (any natural yogurt will do) and let it set overnight at 30-35 deg C (Singapore weather is fine for this purpose). All Indian households do this and eat fresh yogurt daily. If you must, you can still add sugar, or better honey or fresh fruit, but we just like it plain.

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Prefer Yakult

Post by wormy » Wed, 06 Apr 2005 12:03 am

For the difference in taste, Yakult taste sweeter than Vitagen, Vitagen is more 'milky', live more residue to the tongue than Yakult. I prefer to drink Yakult. I think both are about the same functionalities, only think is that i think yakult is more exp than vitagen.

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