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Health Benefits and Sources of Vitamin K

Daily Amount Needed
  • 70-80 micrograms/day for adult males.
  • 60-65 micrograms per day for adult females.
  • Children need about half the amount, depending on age.
Benefits
  • Vitamin K is fat soluble and plays a critical role in blood clotting. 
  • It regulates blood calcium levels and activates at least 3 proteins involved in bone health.
Fruit Sources
  • Avocado
  • Blackberries
  • Grapes
  • Mango
  • Pear
  • Plum
  • Pomegranate
Vegetable Sources
  • Alfalfa, sprouted
  • Artichoke
  • Asparagus
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Chinese Broccoli
  • Cucumber
  • Okra
  • Peas
  • Spinach
  • Tomatoes
Nut Sources
  • Cashews
  • Chestnuts
  • Filberts/Hazelnuts
  • Pine Nuts/Pignolias
  • Rye
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