An oily yellow vitamin that plays a key role in the clotting of our blood. It is able to be manufactured in our intestines, however antibiotics can kill the bacteria necessary for this process. Some new born babies are deficient of Vitamin K.
Role In Our Body
- Assists in the clotting of our blood.
- Helps maintain health of our liver.
- Assists in muscle energy storage.
- Assists in maintaining Calcium in bones.
- Slow blood clotting. Internal bleeding. Nose bleeds.
- Easy bruising. Purplish skin.
- Liver disorders.
- Nausea in early pregnancy.
- No known toxic effects of natural Vitamin K. However injected synthetic Vitamin K (new born babies are routinely injected) can sometimes damage red blood cells and cause sweating and chest constrictions.
Good Sources Of Vitamin K
- Turnip Greens
- Swiss Chard
- Green Leaf Lettuce
(Liver, Meat, Fish, Eggs & Cereals contain smaller amounts)