Vitamin K
What is vitamin K?
Vitamin K functions as a coenzyme during the synthesis of biologically active form of a number of proteins involved in blood coagulation and bone metabolism.

What happens if I have a deficiency in vitamin K?
Vitamin K deficiency causes hypoprothrombinemia and in severe cases bleeding.

What happens if I have excess vitamin K?
No adverse effects have been associated with consumption from food or supplements.


Source: DRI for Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Arsenic, Chromium, Copper, Iodine, Iron, Manganese, Nickel, Silicon, Vanadium, and Zinc (2001)

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