Food sources of vitamin K

Vitamin K is a nutrient that the body needs to stay healthy. It’s important for blood clotting and healthy bones and also has other functions in the body.

Eating a variety of foods that contain vitamin K is the best way to get the amount human need. Cabbage, spinach, cauliflower, and liver are good source of vitamin K, although moderate amounts are found in many other vegetables, as well as in cereals. Vitamin K is found in multivitamin/multimineral supplements. Vitamin K is also available in supplements of vitamin K alone or of vitamin K with a few other nutrients such as calcium, magnesium, and/or vitamin D.

There are two forms of vitamin K: vitamin K1 and vitamin K2.
*Vitamin K1 is mostly found in plants and is human main dietary source of vitamin K.
*Vitamin K2 is found in fermented foods and in some meats and cheeses. It is also made by human body from the vitamin K1 in the food they eat.
Food sources of vitamin K

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