Vitamin K News and Research

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Vitamin K is a nutrient that the body needs in small amounts to function and stay healthy. Vitamin K helps to form blood clots (a mass that forms when blood platelets, proteins, and cells stick together) and maintain strong bones. It is fat-soluble (can dissolve in fats and oils) and is found in green leafy vegetables, broccoli, liver, and vegetable oils. Vitamin K is also made by bacteria that live in the large intestine. Not enough vitamin K can lead to bleeding and bruising. It is a type of phylloquinone.
Dried plum diet prevents bone loss associated with spinal cord injury

Dried plum diet prevents bone loss associated with spinal cord injury

Least favorite vegetables could prevent advanced blood vessel disease

Least favorite vegetables could prevent advanced blood vessel disease