When choosing a probiotic supplement, strain diversity is vital.  A product can have billions of CFU’s but without strain diversity, probiotic supplements have limited health benefits.  At BIOTA Probiotics we take pride in our products and helping our customers feel their very best.  We created the Advantage-17 formula using the highest quality researched probiotic strains.  Advantage-17's robust formula includes 17 heavily researched live probiotic strains in a 15 billion CFU count, delivered to your gut in a time release capsule that bypasses stomach acids. 


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Bifidobacterium Lactis is a lactic acid bacteria that can help fight lactose intolerance and boost the immune system.

Lactobacillus Plantarum is a powerhouse probiotic.  Research suggests it can provide natural treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome.  Animal studies show it can increase dopamine and serotonin and decrease depression-like behaviors and enhances immunity.

Lactobacillus Acidophilus is a bacteria that exists naturally in the body, primarily in the intestines and the vagina. Lactobacillus acidophilus has been used in alternative medicine in preventing diarrhea caused by antibiotics, travel, chemotherapy, or hospitalization. Lactobacillus acidophilus is also possibly effective in treating irritable bowel syndrome, bacterial vaginal infection,  and other conditions.


B. Bifidum is by far the most common probiotic bacteria in your body. It  is found in the colon, the lower small intestine,in breast milk and healthy vaginas. Research has shown that Bifidobacterium Bifidum produces natural antibiotic substances that kill bad bacteria. Researched benefits include increase immunity function, fights yeast overgrowth, decreases inflammation, fights E. coli infections, treats acute diarrhea, decreases allergies and reduces ulcers.


Lactobacillus Helveticus  widely used in Switzerland, it is one of the choice starter cultures for Swiss cheeses! It has shown promise in reducing stress symptoms,as well as reducing stress-related stomach problems like diarrhea and pain.  It improves mood and cognitive functions, lowers blood pressure, boosts immunity and is beneficial for bone health.


Bifidobacterium Infantis is a type of lactic acid bacteria found in the same group as Lactobacillus. It’s naturally found in your oral cavity and gastrointestinal tract. It helps you maintain a healthy digestive tract.  Research suggests they might help relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.  They help reduce  gas and bloating and lower levels of inflammation in patients with ulcerative colitis, chronic fatigue syndrome, and psoriasis.

Bifidobacterium Longum provides many health benefits as a naturally-occurring bacterium and as a probiotic. The lactic acid produced by the bacteria increases the acidity of the digestive tract, which helps inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria. Bifidobacterium longum also has been shown to treat constipation, reduce inflammation associated with inflammatory bowel conditions, prevents high cholesterol levels and reduces the development of certain allergies, and colon cancer. 

Lactobacillus Salivarius is a native resident of most humans. Salivarus can be found  living in every part of the body. Specifically, it can be found in the colon, small intestines, vagina and mouth. Compared to other probiotics, L. salivarus grows very fast…because of this it crowds out bad bacteria quickly. It aids in  digestion, aids in oral health, ​helps prevent strep throat, ​reduces mastitis, reduces ulcerative colitis, and reduces IBS symptoms. 


Streptococcus Thermophilus is a powerful probiotic strain that has well researched health benefits. This probiotic is often found in the colon and has many digestive,  & immunity benefits.

FOS are the prebiotics that feed the probiotics in your intestines to keep you healthy and strong. They help digest food, cleanse your system, and enhance your immunity. 

S. thermophilus is used for culturing cheese as well as yogurt. This probiotic strain also produces lactase, which helps people digest milk more efficiently.  It  also produces antibiotic chemicals to prevent infection like pneumonia, C. difficile and can help prevent ulcers.

B. Breve protects colon function, alleviates constipation, and reduces gas, bloating, and diarrhea. It stimulates the immune system, inhibits E. coli, and suppresses the fungus Candida. While there’s always a big focus on the positive effect of probiotics on digestion, B. breve has proven effective in reducing oral candida in the elderly.  This helps prevent the spread of candida to other areas of the body, like the gut. Researchers speculate that many cases of Irritable Bowel Disease may be a result of a Candida infestation.  

Lactobacillus Rhamnosus GG is a bacteria that exists naturally in the body, primarily in the intestines. Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG has been used as a probiotic, or "friendly bacteria," to prevent the growth of harmful bacteria in the stomach and intestines. This probiotic can alleviate allergies, asthma, and dermatitis. It has many other benefits, including its weight-reducing and anti-cancer properties. It can also help reduce stress, anxiety, and improve brain function. 

Enterococcus  live in the gastrointestinal tract and on the skin. Enterococcus Probiotic bacteria protect the gut  by establishing a protective barrier.

L. Casei is a transient bacteria in the human body. But it is native to cows. It is naturally found in raw cow’s milk and colostrum. It helps maintain remission of diverticular disease,helps IBS, inhibit H. pylori (cause of ulcers),inhibit and reduce diarrhea episodes, decreases milk intolerance, reduces constipation, prevents colorectal tumor growth, and inhibits tumor growth of carcinomatous peritonitis/stomach cancer.

Lactobacillus Reuteri, is one of the more extensively studied probiotic strains with numerous health benefits.  L. reuteri is a lactic acid strain that lives in the intestine, with smaller traces found in the stomach.  Lactobacillus reuteri was used to treat  colitis, a gastrointestinal disease characterized by infection and inflammation that is particularly dangerous for infants, particularly those born prematurely. Lactobacillus reuteri has wonderful anti-inflammatory effects.. A strain of Lactobacillus reuteri called ATCC PTA 6475 has been found to improve levels of testosterone and oxytocin, as well as skin quality in animal studies. Research on animals has also found potential benefits for hair quality, bone mass and preventing weight gain. 

Lactobacillus Rasseri  is part of the vaginal flora. . L. gasseri is a normal inhabitant of the lower reproductive tract in healthy women. L. gasseri  is a probiotic that recently gained in popularity, due to its weight-reducing, obesity and metabolic syndrome-combating properties. This amazing probiotic boosts your immunity, helps with allergies, and has many other beneficial properties. 

Lactobacillus Paracasei is benefical because of it strong antiseptic activity inside the gut. Microorganisms of the Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium variety are renowned for their capacity to boost the internal production of lactic acid, hydrogen peroxide, and acetic acid.