The K vitamin is a very exciting new mean in creating robust and natural health. Even it’s still researched its roll in regulation of calcium in our arteries, bones and brain offers great possibilities to increase longevity and improve quality of life. It is essential for the blood to clot. K vitamin is responsible to stop bleeding from the bleeding wound and quick healing of enables most minor cuts.
Three different forms of the K vitamin are known:
* The first variant of the K vitamin, is vitamin K1, also known as phylloquinone, is the form of the K vitamin which is found in types of plant foods.
* The second form of the K vitamin, the vitamin K2, or menaquinone, is type of the K vitamin which is formed by friendly bacteria in the intestines.
* The third, vitamin K3 which is also known as menadione, is actually an artificial form of the K vitamin.
All three of these types of K vitamin end up in the liver where it is used to create the blood clotting substances.
Latest researches showed that vitamin K is powerful antioxidant, stronger than vitamin E or even Coenzyme Q10. As such it’s helpful to prevent heart disease. I’s potent anti-aging substance with many crucial applications thorough the body. Vitamin K accumulates in the heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, pancreas and blood.
Green leafy vegetables as spinach, are the best natural sources of the K vitamin. Even, the friendly bacteria in the intestine produces one of the forms of this and it is extremely rare for a person to have a deficiency of the K vitamin, still many of us may need these supplements.
Amazingly, it apart of the main function to help blood clothing, it was found that the Vitamin K1, has plays an important part in the calcium content regulation in the bones and arteries. It keeps calcium in the bones and keeps it away of arteries. According to last researches it reduces susceptibility to stroke and other vessel related problems.
Although the deficiency is relatively rare there are certain groups of people who may suffer from it. Sometimes newborn babies do not have enough of the K vitamin as they have insufficient bacteria in their intestines to produce it. In developed countries, the majority of newborn babies are given a K vitamin injection to tide them over until the natural process takes over and it’s the only K vitamin supplementation needed for most people throughout their lives.
However, K vitamin deficiency may occur when an extended course of antibiotics are used. The antibiotics kill all kinds of bacteria as well as the intestinal bacteria and in this cases K vitamin supplement may be given to supply required amount of K vitamin.
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write by Dempsey