May Help Support Healthy Bone and Blood Function (Anti-Inflammatory)*What Are the Benefits 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.
What Foods Provide Vitamin K?
Vitamin K is found naturally in many foods. You can get recommended amounts of Vitamin K by eating a variety of foods, including the following:
- Green leafy vegetables, such as spinach, kale, broccoli, and lettuce
- Vegetable oils
- Some fruits, such as blueberries and figs
- Meat, cheese, eggs, and soybeans
What Happens If I Don’t Get Enough Vitamin K?
Severe vitamin K deficiency can cause bruising and bleeding problems because the blood will take longer to clot. Vitamin K deficiency might reduce bone strength and increase the risk of getting osteoporosis because the body needs vitamin K for healthy bones.