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Vitamin K2 — A Crucial Ingredient for Heart and Bone Health

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  • Vitamin K1 is important for proper blood clotting. Vitamin K2 works synergistically with calcium, magnesium and vitamin D to impart a number of important health benefits
  • Vitamin K2 deficiency produces the symptoms of vitamin D toxicity, which includes inappropriate calcification of soft tissues that can lead to atherosclerosis
  • Health benefits of vitamin K2 include preventing osteoporosis and heart disease, optimizing sexual function, reducing your risk of diabetes and cancer, improving symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and knee osteoarthritis and more
  • Research found taking 180 micrograms per day of MK-7 vitamin K2 for three years improved arterial stiffness in postmenopausal women, especially those who had a high degree of arterial stiffness
  • Pooled evidence show vitamin K2 supplementation can reduce vertebral fractures by 60 percent and hip and other nonvertebral fractures by 80 percent

By Dr. Mercola

Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin that is well-known for its role in blood clotting. However, there are two different kinds of vitamin K, each providing its own set of health benefits. Vitamin K1 is primarily responsible for blood clotting whereas vitamin K2 works synergistically with calcium, magnesium and vitamin D to impart a number of important health benefits, including but not limited to:


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