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Vitamin K

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Vitamin K

 

 

Forms:  Phylloquinone (vitamin K1), menaquinone-n (vitamin K2), menadione (vitamin K3)

 

 

Sources:  Spinach, kale, broccoli, chard, parsley

 

 

RDA:  120 mcg

 

 

Description:  Vitamin K is a fat soluble vitamin which has important roles in blood clotting.  Also, it is important for the activation of osteocalcin to maintain the strength of bones.  A deficiency of vitamin K can lead to osteoperotic fractures and makes one bruise easily.  In addition, it can make some infants more susceptible to hemorrhaging.  Vitamin K1 and vitamin K2 has shown no known toxic effects.  However vitamin K3 has shown some toxic effects at very high dosages.



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