The K to good health – Guest Article by Dietician Shwetha Bhatia

The umbrella term vitamin K actually describes a family of fat-soluble compounds. The body has limited ability to store the vitamin and amounts are rapidly depleted without regular dietary intake. The recommended intake stands at 100 micrograms/day. Vitamin K1, also known as phylloquinone, is primarily found in green leafy vegetables. Vitamin K2, also known as menaquinone…