Vitamin K appears to be a relatively under-appreciated nutrient. Many articles on nutrition seem to focus on Vitamins C and E, well-known vitamin antioxidants. I, too, could probably benefit from understanding Vitamin K better than I do. So here, I report on my scan of the scientific literature about Vitamin K, including it’s vitamers, dietary sources, suggested intake, toxicity, and relationship to disease or its prevention.
A recent study done on Australian men was published, which showed a relationship between low Vitamin D level and the incidence of Type 2 Diabetes. This apparent benefit of optimal Vitamin D level is in addition to the several other apparent benefits of having optimal levels, which include immune function and bone health, among others…..