How do we get vitamin?
Kinds of Vitamins & Supplements
Vitamin B6
Vitamin B12
Vitamin C
Vitamin D
Vitamin K
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Vitamin K

Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin. It is also known as a clotting vitamin because its’ main function is blood clotting. Clinical studies have indicated that it also helps in maintaining strong bones in elderly people.

Vitamin K can be found in many food sources such as cabbages, cauliflowers, spinach, and other green leafy vegetables, cereals, soybeans. Vitamin K can also be made by the living bacteria that line in our gastrointestinal tract.

Deficiency in vitamin K is very rare. When it does occur it is usually the inability to absorb this vitamin through the intestinal tract. Deficiency can also occur when you are exposed to prolonged treatment of oral antibiotics. An individual who suffers from deficiencies of vitamin K usually have an increased tendency to bruising and hemorrhaging (bleeding).

Excessive doses of vitamin K can lead to possible jaundice; this is the yellowing of the skin and also interferes with anti-clotting medications.

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