Vitamin K

Vitamins are essential to proper body function. They are involved at low concentrations in many vital processes.

Vitamin K is part of the lipid-soluble vitamins, meaning that it is absorbed together with fats.

Where to find vitamin K?

Vitamin K is partly produced by our body (over 50% produced by gut flora), the rest is provided by our diet: Liver, cheese, egg yolk, butter, chicken, etc.

Vitamin K's role

Vitamin K is involved in blood clotting, the deposition of calcium in the bones, the flexibility of arteries and healthy blood vessels, tendons and cartilages.

Vitamin K needs

Vitamin K needs amount to 4 mg / day. Deficiency causes signs of skin, nose, urinary and digestive haemorrhage.

 

Detailed information about:

Marie Fauchille
Dietician | Nutritionist
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Vote
Vitamins-Minerals Dietary Supplement x30 - Orange
£5.99*
3.80 / 5 16 ratings
    Advice

    Vitamins are essential to proper body function. They are involved at low concentrations in many vital processes.
    Vitamin A is part of the lipid-soluble vitamins, meaning that it is absorbed together with fats. It must be provided by the diet, as the body is unable to produce it.

    Advice

    Vitamins are essential to proper body function. They are involved at low concentrations in many vital processes.
    Vitamin D is part of the lipid-soluble vitamins, meaning that it is absorbed together with fats. It is one of the few vitamins that the body can produce.

    (1)
    TOP OF PAGE