Vitamin K controls blood clotting & bone health. It also prevents heart disease by reducing natural damage. Vitamin K is thought to reduce postoperative bruising. Vitamin k also neutralises Free Radicals.
Vitamin K also known as Phylloquinone is now classed as Vitamin K1 as we learn more about K2 & K3.
Am I deficient? Do you suffer nosebleeds or bruise easily? Are you anaemic? Speak to your doctor and ask them about your levels. Haemorrhage is an acute sign of Vitamin K deficiency.
You can find Vitamin K in the following foods:
It is not necessary to supplement. A healthy intestinal bacteria is all that is needed.