Vitamin K2 90mcg
As Menquinone-7 (MK-7)
Lamberts® Vitamin K is a high quality supplement that provides a full 90µg of Vitamin K2 in the form of Menaquinone 7 (MK-7) and is free of cis-isomers. Are small easy to swallow capsules.
Many experts now believe that a sub-clinical vitamin K deficiency, that is, one that is not great enough to hinder blood clotting capacity, could be wide-spread and could contribute to osteoporosis, and other age-related diseases.
The last decade has seen an increasing interest in the uses of vitamin K. Evidence from studies points to the importance of a regular intake of vitamin K in order to achieve optimal calcium regulation.
Research has confirmed its use in activating K dependant (VDK) proteins which are needed for blood coagulation and other important processes like bone metabolism, vascular health and the regulation of cell growth and apoptosis. Vitamin K contributes to normal bone maintenance and normal blood clotting.
We should point out that supplementation of vitamin K in people under treatment with anticoagulants is contraindicated, and additional supplementation to than found in multinutrient formulas should be supervised by the health professional.
In the 1930s Danish researchers noticed that baby chickens fed a fat-free diet developed bleeding problems. They eventually solved the problem with an alfalfa-based compound that they named vitamin K, for Koagulation.
Vitamin K is the umbrella term for a group of fat-soluble compounds comprising vitamin K1 and vitamin K2. Vitamin K1, also known as phylloquinone, is obtained in the diet from green leaves, broccoli, brussel sprouts and plant oils like rapeseed and olive oils, and makes up 90% of our K intake. Vitamin K2 (a family of menaquinones) is produced in smaller quantities by the friendly bacteria in the digestive tract.
- Relevant concentration of Vitamin K2 of 90μg per capsule.
- Vitamin K2 as Menaquinone-7 or MK-7. The form of vitamin K that stays longer in the body. This form is the most bioavailable and active.
- Vitamin K2 from fermented chickpea to avoid the presence of the allergen soy in the final product.
- The vitamin K2 used is the only one on the market supported by clinical studies.
- With sunflower oil, essential for the absorption of Vitamin K2, as it is fat soluble.
A black soft capsule
Each capsule delivers:
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans
None known- See label.
This product is not recommended for pregnant or lactating women. Those on anti-coagulant medication (blood thinners), that wish to take levels of 100µg of Vitamin K or more, should consult with their doctor first.
To be stored in a cool, dry place and protected from light.