• Bone health
• Heart health
Serving Size: 1 Softgel
Vitamin K2... 120 mcg
-MK-4... 60 mcg
-MK-7 (from soy)... 60 mcg
What Is It?
Vitamin K is an essential vitamin needed for cardiovascular, bone and liver health. Vitamin K2 is more effective than vitamin K1, the form found in plants. There are two effective and popular forms of Vitamin K2, namely MK-4 and MK-7. While MK-4 is the active form of vitamin K2 used by the body and has been used clinically in Japan for decades with good results. MK-7 has also been shown to provide good results at low doses in a sustained-release manner. AOR's Vitamin K2 provides a 50/50 blend of MK-4 and MK-7 to ensure the best of both worlds.
What Does It Do?
Primary Uses: The most popular albeit recently highlighted use for vitamin K2 is for bone health. Vitamin K, along with vitamin D, is essential for proper calcium absorption and usage in the bones. Vitamin K2 also stimulates the synthesis of proteins that regulate bone growth. Vitamin K2 has been shown to reduce the incidence of osteoporotic fractures and improve bone quality.
Secondary Uses: Vitamin K is also essential to cardiovascular health. It is an important blood clotting factor. Without adequate amounts, the risk of bruising and excessive bleeding increases substantially. By the same token, vitamin K enhances calcium absorption from the bloodstream into the bones, promoting healthy blood vessel function and heart health.
Who Should Take It?
Vitamin K2 is an excellent adjunct to conventional osteoporosis medications and is essential for those taking calcium supplements. Vitamin K2 may also be useful for those with a family history of cardiovascular disease or for people who bruise or bleed easily.
Why Vsoftgel™ ?
Manufactured with a patent pending technology, Vsoftgels™ offer superior advantages that vegans/vegetarians can now benefit from. One of the biggest advantages of offering vitamins in a softgel is that softgels allow for better bioavailability of active ingredients. Inside a softgel, fat soluble vitamins, such as vitamin K, can be suspended in an oil base which optimizes their potential for absorption in the gastrointestinal tract. Vsoftgels™ offers these benefits to suit every lifestyle.
Take 1 softgel daily with/without food, or as directed by a qualified health care practitioner.
CAUTION: Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are taking blood thinners.
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