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Probiotic Yoghurt for Digestion

Probiotics benefit digestion and improve health…

Probiotic products contain live bacteria which keep the digestive system healthy. The probiotic bacteria work along with the good bacteria already present in the stomach to maintain intestinal health and promote digestion. This leads to intestinal lining being preserved, immunity receiving a boost, nutrients getting absorbed better and toxins being broken-down. Probiotics also suppress the growth of pathogenic bad bacteria.

As a consequence of unhealthy diet and erratic lifestyle bad bacteria in the gut gain an upper hand. Hence, regular consumption of probiotic products helps in aiding digestion as well as in controlling constipation and gas problems. The most easily available sources for probiotics in India are probiotic yoghurt, dahi and drinks.

In addition to yoghurt and dahi, other natural probiotic foods with active live cultures are Japanese miso paste, Eastern European Kefir, Korean kimchi, Indonesian tempeh, German sauerkraut and so on.

Probiotic products available in India...

Amul, Mother Dairy and Nestle have launched probiotic dahi and yoghurt based drinks in large and small packs. These products which are available in major retail outlets in India’s metros, are listed in the Resources section below. Yakult is a fermented milk drink sold in retail outlets as well as by dedicated teams of women who deliver the product to consumers' homes. Proyurveda's product is based on the principles of probiotics and ayurveda.

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Actiplus from Nestle

This is a thick, low fat Dahi available in 100g packs. Contains over 1 billion probiotic cultures.

b-Activ from Mother Dairy

Contains BB-12 friendly bacteria. Products are b-Activ Dahi in 200g & 400g packs and b-Activ Lassi.

Epigamia Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt is like regular dahi but with water drained away, leaving behind milk solids. Available in cups of 90gms and in flavours like regular, Alphonso mango, strawberry, honey banana, khatta meetha etc.

Flaavyo from Amul

This is a flavored probiotic yogurt available in a 100g cup and offered in 2 flavours: mango and strawberry.

MaxNRG by Proyurveda Lifescience

This is a fast-acting energy supplement available in syrup and capsules.

Nutrifit from Mother Dairy

This is a fermented probiotic milk drink containing billions of LA5 friendly bacteria and is offered in 80 ml cups in mango and strawberry flavours.

Prolife from Amul

This probiotic Dahi is available in 200g and 400g packs.

Yakult by Yakult Danone

Yakult is a fermented milk drink that contains over 6.5 billion probiotic bacteria - Lactobacillus Casei strain Shirota. Presented in 65 ml plastic bottles

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