The health benefits of Naxus® have been extensively evaluated in clinical, in vitro, and in vivo studies by BioActor and its scientific partners. As a prebiotic, Naxus® induces a remarkable microbiota shift and increased short-chain fatty acids production, with proven effects on immune health and glycaemic control.

Uniquely, from the wheat endosperm.

Naxus® is extracted from the most nutritious part of the wheat kernel: the endosperm. This long molecule has a complex branched structure, composed of a xylose backbone to which arabinose side chains and ferulic acid moieties are attached. As a result of this structure, Naxus® is slowly and selectively fermented in the gut without bloating.

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100% natural clean label

Microbiome mediated health benefits

Microbiome mediated health benefits

prebiotic without bloating

Prebiotic without bloating

Clinically proven

Clinically proven

ImmunoVigilance

Naxus® induces a profound microbiome-mediated immunomodulatory effect. Specific patterns of short-chain fatty acids production result in a more vigilant immune system and enhanced protection at three levels:

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Gut barrier integrity

The gut barrier is the first layer of protection against the infiltration of harmful substances. Naxus® reduces gut permeability by enhancing the mucous layer and strengthening the gut wall cells’ tight junctions.

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Innate immunity

Innate immune cells are white blood cells that recognize and attack any foreign substance that enters the body. Naxus® leads to the secretion of communication molecules (chemo- and cytokines) that spreads the message to other immune cells to be more vigilant against foreign threats.

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Adaptive immunity

Adaptive immune cells create the “memory of the immune system” . Once a threat has been recognized by such cells, they are primed to react and neutralize it immediately. Naxus® induces a higher antibody response and lowers respiratory tract infections.

Glycobiotic effect.

Naxus® is a glycobiotic as it regulates glucose and insulin serum levels in a microbiome-mediated fashion.

Due to its complex branched structure, Naxus® stimulates the production of key short-chain fatty acids by the gut microbiome that switches on a pivotal receptor for glycaemic control.

Naxus® has a systemic glycobiotic effect, meaning that big “sugar spikes” and “crashes” can be avoided by consuming it at any time of the day.

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Applications

Naxus® is a natural ingredient that can be readily integrated into products ranging from functional foods to dietary supplements. For example, it can be used in dairy or plant-based formulations, and it is ideal for boosting the healthiness of products such as bars, cookies and granola.

Naxus Breakfast

Dairy and Plant-based

Naxus Supplements

Supplements

Naxus Functional snacks

Functional Snacks

Clean process, no chemicals
and no waste.

Naxus® is produced in a state-of-the-art facility, using a proprietary water-based process, where only mechanical treatments are involved, and no chemicals are used.

The efficiency of this process guarantees that zero waste is left after Naxus® is extracted. All the side-streams are pumped back into the system, ensuring a sustainable production.