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1. what do you need vitamin K for?
Vitamin K is responsible for many different tasks in the human organism:
- Formation of bones
- Control of blood clotting processes
- Support of bone density
- Regulation of cellular growth processes
- Maintenance of vascular integrity
- Distribution of calcium in the human body
2. What is the daily requirement of vitamin K?
The German Nutrition Society (DGE) recommends a daily amount of approx. 60-80 µg vitamin K for adolescents aged 15 and over and adults. In general, children should reach a daily amount of approx. 20-50 µg. Dosage and daily requirement may vary in certain life situations such as pregnancy or breastfeeding. Newborns obtain their vitamin K2 from their mother's milk. However, since this is not sufficient and does not fill the stores, infants are given additional vitamin K2 by the doctor at the first examination after birth.
3. typical groups for an increased need of vitamin K
There are various groups of people who have an increased need for vitamin K and accordingly need to be helped with vitamin K in the form of supplements.
- Women during pregnancy and lactation
- People with absorption disorders caused by intestinal diseases
- People with chronic liver disease
- People with disorders of fat absorption
4. vitamin K in the form of food supplements
If you want to increase a vitamin K level that is too low with a food supplement, you should definitely pay attention to the form of the active ingredient and its origin. Vitamin K capsules are particularly suitable for increasing the vitamin K value. They are very well tolerated and are utilized by the body to a high degree. The preparation should also not contain any chemical additives such as microcrystalline cellulose. If you buy a preparation from Germany, you can be sure that the product has also been produced safely and is of high quality.
Vitamineule® Vitamin K2 Capsules
In our online shop you will find our vitamin K2 capsules from Vitamineule®, which are completely free of artificial additives. Vitamineule® Vitamin K2 Capsules contain 200 µg vegetable vitamin K2 MK7 per capsule. Each can contains 90 capsules. In addition to fast & free shipping, we offer a voluntary six-month return guarantee on all products.
5. conclusion: What do you need vitamin K for?
Vitamin K contributes to the synthesis of clotting factors. Through vitamin K, blood clotting can be accelerated. The vitamin belongs to the fat-soluble vitamins and is mainly found in green leafy vegetables. Especially spinach and many types of cabbage contain large amounts of vitamin K. Through a healthy and balanced diet, one should ensure a sufficient daily vitamin K supply. In case of a deficiency, the supplementation of vitamin K in the form of food supplements helps. Here, one can choose between vitamin K tablets and vitamin K capsules.
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