General Information

“HEALTHIST” (; hereinafter referred to as the “Website”) is a website for providing the content of HEALTHIST magazine, a health information magazine published by Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd., (hereinafter referred to as the “Magazine”) on the internet.

The Website takes the utmost care in preparing, converting, and renewing data for publication, but please note that a website suspension/shutdown or information errors could occur due to tampering by a third party, a mechanical defect resulting from a malfunction of machinery, etc., or any other force majeure event.

Disclaimer of Warranty/Limitation of Liability

Information published on the Website is current as of the date of publication of the Magazine. Please be aware that the information may have changed by the time you view the Website.

The Website may change, suspend, or abolish its content without prior notice.

Please note that we assume no responsibility for any loss caused directly or indirectly by use of any information or content on the Website or various information acquired from other websites linked to the Website (including those linked from the Website).

We carefully prepare and manage the documents, photographs, illustrations, videos, links, and other various information published on the Website, but please be aware that the Website does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of all information.

Links to the Website

In principle, you are free to establish a link from a third-party website (hereinafter referred to as a “Linked Site”) to the Website. However, it is prohibited to establish a link from a Linked Site that is contrary to public order or morality or that is likely to infringe on rights relating to the Website . As the hierarchical structure of the Website may change without prior notice, please establish a link to the top page of the Website.

As the content of a Linked Site linked to or from the Website is operated and managed under the responsibility of that Linked Site, please use the content according to the terms of use, etc. published on that Linked Site. The Website assumes no responsibility for any content of a Linked Site or for any damage caused by use of a Linked Site. In addition, just because a Linked Site is linked to the Website, it does not mean that the Website recommends the use of that Linked Site or the products, services, or companies published on that Linked Site.

Governing Laws and Jurisdiction

The Website and its users agree to be bound by the laws of Japan and the bylaws of Metropolitan Tokyo with regard to the use of the Website.

We do not provide any description or indication as to whether the content of the Website is appropriate for the environment of the person accessing the Website. Access to the Website is based on the free will of the person accessing it, and that person is responsible for his/her use of the Website.

Unless otherwise provided for, the Tokyo District Court or the Tokyo Summary Court has the exclusive jurisdiction of the first instance for all disputes concerning the use of the Website.


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Social Media

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We do not guarantee the accuracy, usefulness, or completeness of the information posted on the Accounts.

Please note that the Website assumes no responsibility for any loss caused directly or indirectly by your use or inability to use the Accounts.

Please note that the Website assumes no responsibility for any comments on postings on the Accounts.

Please note that we cannot answer questions on functions, methods of use, or technical details of the systems, software, or apps of the Accounts.