The bone benefits of a diet rich in vitamin K may extend to both elderly men and women, according to findings from a new study from Spain.
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
Vitamin K may very well be “the next vitamin D” as research continues to illuminate a growing number of benefits to your health.
People who get plenty of vitamin K from food may have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those who get less of the vitamin, a new study suggests.
Increased intakes of vitamin K from dietary and supplementary sources may reduce the risk of cancer of the lymphatic system, according to new findings from the Mayo Clinic.
I have been getting a lot of questions from our Readers about vitamin K, so this week I wanted, once again, to share this overview of vitamin K with you.
Vitamin K can be produced in the intestines and this function is improved with the presence of cultured milk, like yogurt, in the diet, Vitamin K is classified as a fat-soluble vitamin.
Vitamin K is found in nature in two forms - K1, also called phylloquinone, is found in plants and vitamin K2, also called menaquinone, which can be synthesized by many bacteria. Vitamin K3, menadione, is a synthetic form of this vitamin