Vitamin k foods sources and benefits of vitamin k

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Vitamin k foods sources and benefits of vitamin k

  1. 1. This Forgotten Vitamin is Collecting Dust on our Shelves! Your blood has something to say… Web: www.nirogam.com Help line: +91-9015525552 Email: support@nirogam.com
  2. 2.  Vitamin – K is an essential vitamin required by the body but is never popular.  It is not a single nutrient, but a group of nutrients namely Vitamin K1 and Vitamin K2. (Vitamin K3 is man made and not for dietary purposes.)  Vitamin K1 is produced by plants and Vitamin K2 is made produced by bacteria in the large intestine. Web: www.nirogam.com Help line: +91-9015525552 Email: support@nirogam.com
  3. 3.  Herbs and dark leafy greens  Spring onions  Brussels sprouts, kale, cabbage and broccoli  Chili powder, paprika and cayenne  Asparagus  Cucumber  Kiwi fruit and grapes Web: www.nirogam.com Help line: +91-9015525552 Email: support@nirogam.com
  4. 4.  Vitamin –K is crucial for normal blood clotting in the body.  It helps maintain good bone health.  It plays a key role in treating osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s.  It also protects against cancer and heart disease. Web: www.nirogam.com Help line: +91-9015525552 Email: support@nirogam.com
  5. 5. Vitamin – K deficiency is rare in healthy adults. Newborns are at a higher risk. The symptoms include:  Heavy menstrual bleeding  Anemia  Nose bleeds and bleeding gums  Osteoporosis  Vitamin K deficiency is related to pneumonia and tooth decay. Web: www.nirogam.com Help line: +91-9015525552 Email: support@nirogam.com
  6. 6.  On an average males need 80 mcg of Vitamin K.  The recommended intake for females is 70mcg each day. Web: www.nirogam.com Help line: +91-9015525552 Email: support@nirogam.com
  7. 7.  Unless recommended, avoid taking Vitamin K tablets. For those low in Vitamin K can rely on Wheat grass, a safe whole food supplement.  Try to get as much of nutrients as possible through the daily diet. Include foods from all food groups and the different sources of Vitamin K in the diet. Web: www.nirogam.com Help line: +91-9015525552 Email: support@nirogam.com

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