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What Are the Health Benefits of Vitamin K2?

Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin essential for the functioning of several proteins involved in physiological processes. Naturally occurring forms are vitamin K1 (referred to as phylloquinone) and vitamin K2 (called menaquinones).1,2 Vitamin K1, which is derived from green plants, is best known for the role it plays in blood clotting, while vitamin K2, derived… Read More »

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Feeling Sluggish? Here’s How To Spot Vitamin Deficiency

Getting everything right isn’t always easy – and especially not in terms of your daily vitamins. Now that the festive season is behind us, you may be noticing that it’s a bit tougher to get back to the gym and peel yourself off from that couch and, even worse, you may be noticing a few… Read More »

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How some journalists got hooked by fish oil and vitamin D spin

Results of a much-anticipated trial on fish oil and vitamin D generated conflicting headlines last weekend. Some stories declared good news about the popular supplements.. Reuters wrote that fish oil “can dramatically reduce the odds of a heart attack while vitamin D’s benefits seem to come from lowering the risk of death from cancer.” The… Read More »

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