Vitamin K

Vitamin KVitamin K is a fat soluble vitamin, so it is stored in the body’s fat tissue and liver and known as the clotting vitamin. According to some studies it helps maintain strong bones in the elderly.

The “K” is derived from the German word “koagulation.” Coagulation refers to the process of blood clot formation.

Function of Vitamin K

Symptoms of Deficiency

Food sources

Recommended Daily Intake: RDA


A single injection of vitamin K is also given at birth.


Research findings:

It is the prediction of the United States Surgeon General’s Office that more than half of all Americans over the age of 50 will be at risk for low bone density, or osteoporosis, by the year 2020. Learn more: Natural News

Research has shown that the leading cause of frequent bruising is a deficiency in one or more nutrients. The main nutritional deficiencies which can lead to increased bruising are deficiencies in vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, bioflavonoids and zinc. Learn more: Natural News

Further evidence exists to confirm the role of Vitamin K in promoting programmed cell death in cancer cells that have multiplied out of control. Most people ingest insufficient quantities of this critical vitamin from their diet to receive any therapeutic benefit. Learn more:  Natural News


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