Vitamin K?s main function is to help blot clot, according to WebMD. The vitamin may also help with osteoporosis, but the evidence is conflicting. Although vitamin K is an essential nutrient, most people receive enough vi... More »

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The benefits of vitamin K-2 include helping blood to clot, along with vitamin K-1, states WebMD. As of 2015, evidence is conflicting and insufficient to show that vitamin K-2 can treat steroid-related bone loss or osteop... More »

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Vitamin K helps blood coagulate properly, states the Harvard School for the Public Health. In fact, vitamin K is responsible for creating four of the 13 proteins needed for blood clotting in the body. Vitamin K also help... More »

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Vitamin K-2 is a part of a group of compounds that makes up Vitamin K, as stated by WebMD. Vitamin K-2 is usually obtained from meat, eggs and cheese. Some bacteria are also able to synthesize vitamin K-2. More »

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Vitamin K’s functions in the body include helping with blood clotting, promoting the mineralization of bone and maintaining the health of blood vessels, says Life Extension Magazine. Doctors use it to treat bleeding, to ... More »

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Increased intake of vitamin D is recommended in cases of vitamin D deficiency, according to WebMD. Deficiency of vitamin D occurs in people who avoid sunlight and have dark skin or in people who do not consume enough vit... More »

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A person may know he has a vitamin D deficiency if he suffers from muscle weakness and pain in the bones, according to WebMD. He may be especially at risk of the deficiency if he is a strict vegetarian, is dark-skinned a... More »

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