Friday, April 30, 2010

Vitamin K Helps Prevent Strokes, Alzheimer's, Atherosclerosis

Margaret Durst explains the wonders of Vitamin K.

Vitamin K is much more than a blood clotting agent. Vitamin K improves bone density, aids in preventing hardening of the arteries, and is a stronger antioxidant than vitamin E or coenzyme Q10.

There are 3 known forms of vitamin K. K1 is found in dark green leafy vegetables. K2 is synthesized in the body by the healthy bacteria in the gut and is found in naturally fermented foods. K3 is synthetic and tends to generate excess free radicals and should be avoided. Read more

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