Vitamin K

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Vitamin K

Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin, so your body stores it in fat tissue and the liver. One of two naturally occurring fat-soluble vitamins (vitamin K1 and vitamin K2) needed for the clotting of blood because of an essential role in the production of prothrombin (a clotting factor).

Vitamin K

Functions plays a major role in blood clotting. useful for bone health.

Food SourcesVegetables like spinach, asparagus, and broccoli.Strawberries.Beans and soybeans.

(www.newmanathletic.com, 2014)

Interesting FactVitamin K is also absolutely essential to building strong bones, preventing heart disease, and crucial part of other bodily processes. In fact, vitamin K is sometimes referred to as "the forgotten vitamin" because its major benefits are often overlooked.

(recipes.wikia.com, 2014)

(www.dailyimpact.net, 2011)


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