Vitamin K deficiency may trigger age-related diseases
A recent study published by McCann and Ames from the Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute (Am J Clin Nutr 20091) confirms the vital role of Vitamin K in the prevention of age-related diseases, including bone impairment and cardiovascular disorders. The outcome of the study underlines that current recommendations for dietary vitamin K intake are not being met - which may result in early development of age-related diseases.
Vitamin K2 as MenaQ7 supplementation - essential for better bone health after organ transplantation
A new study has been published by Førli et al. (Transplantation, Volume 89, Number 4, February 27, 2010), scientists at Rikshospitalet, Oslo University Hospital, Norway. The study demonstrated a positive correlation between dietary vitamin K2 (180µg of MK-7) supplementation and improvement of bone health of patients recovering from lung and heart transplantation.