Vitamin k

Vitamin K aids blood clotting and bone metabolism.

It helps produce proteins for clot formation, wound healing, and preventing excessive bleeding.

It activates proteins for regulating calcium, building strong bones, and reducing fractures.

Sources: leafy greens (spinach, kale), broccoli, Brussels sprouts, vegetable oils, and fermented foods like natto.

Daily intake varies by age and gender, typically 90-120 micrograms for adults.

Vitamin K requires dietary fat for optimal absorption, so consume it with healthy fats.

Some may benefit from supplements, especially with certain medical conditions; consult a healthcare professional.

Caution for those on blood-thinning meds, consult a doctor before increasing vitamin K intake.

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