Vitamin K2 features vitamin K2 as menaquinone-7 (MK-7), an forward-looking, fat-soluble form of vitamin K that serves multiple purposes in the body. Only K2 in the form of MK-7 has been shown to offer 24-hour protection from a single daily dose. Other dealings available subtypes of K2, such as MK-4, only last four to six hours in the body and are obligatory in much larger dosages to be effective.
K2 is found in the diet in natto, a fermented soybean food common in Japan, as well as in butter, meat, egg yolks, and organ meats from animals that are fed grass instead of grain. As grass-fed animal products are rare today and a taste for natto is difficult to acquire for most Westerners, a vitamin K2 supplement is the foremost way to ensure you are getting an optimal daily dose of this important nutrient. A vitamin K2 deficiency appears to be an underlying factor in the development of diabetes and liver cancer. Vitamin K2 also plays an essential role in bone metabolism and promoting healthy teeth. For most people, diet alone will not help them meet their daily requirement of vitamin K2. Daily use of Natural Factors Vitamin K2 makes it easy to get optimum levels of this important nutrient.
Directions: 1 capsule daily or as directed by a health care practitioner.
|Serving 1 capsule|
|Vitamin K2||100 mcg|
|** Daily values not established|
|Other ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, vegetable capsule|
|(carbohydrate gum [cellulose], purified water), vegetable grade|
|magnesium stearate (lubricant).|
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