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Vitamin K2

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Vitamin K2

Found inNatto, hard cheeses, egg yolk. Consequences of not getting enoughDeficiency could reduce bone mineralization and contribute to osteoporosis.Vitamin K2 appears to increase cardiac output. Increased risk of cardiovascular heart disease. Do you need it? Vitamin K2 is not typically common in a Western diet because they are found in a variety of fermented foods. You may need Vitamin K2 if you have a disease that affects absorption in the digestive tract, such as Crohn's disease or active celiac disease. Or if you take drugs that interfere with vitamin K absorption, if you are severely malnourished, or drink alcohol heavily. Research Bone health Post-menopausal women,...

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