Vitamin K: Benefits, sources and deficiency

Vitamin K is an essential nutrient and one of four fat-soluble vitamins (including A, D and E). There are two main kinds of vitamin K — vitamin K1 (phylloquinone) found in plants like leafy green vegetables, and vitamin K2 (menaquinone), which is naturally produced in the intestine.  Bacteria in the gut can synthesize vitamin K1 […]

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