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Does vitamin K really work to improve health?

Vitamin K is a necessary part of any diet because it is instrumental in helping blood to clot and for bone health. Supplements can be helpful for people who have a vitamin K deficiency, excessive bleeding or osteoporosis. But it is always best to get your daily allotment of vitamin K from the foods you eat. Vitamin K is found in broccoli, turnip greens, spinach, kale, asparagus, cabbage, green tea, beef liver and lettuce. It is also produced by intestinal bacteria.

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What are side effects of Vitamin K?
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What drugs and foods interact with vitamin K?
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Which Foods Are High In Vitamin K?
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