3 Health Benefits of Vitamin K

    • Blood Clotting

      Vitamin K is needed by the body to help blood clot, ensuring wounds heal properly.

    • Healthy Bones

      Vitamin K plays an important role in bone metabolism, and is suggested to prevent osteoporosis. It keeps Calcium in the bones and out of the arteries.

    • Treats Skin Conditions

      Bruises, scars, stretch marks and burns have been widely treated with sources of Vitamin K


    How much Vitamin K do I need?

    It is recommended you consume 1μg (microgram) a day of Vitamin K for each kilogram of your body weight. 1μg is 0.001mg.

    Too Much

    Can I take too much Vitamin K?

    Those on blood thinning medication should avoid consuming large amount of Vitamin K, as it can reverse the desired effects, which can have serious consequences.


    Is getting Vitamin K from supplements the same as getting Vitamin K from food?

    Vitamin K is not commonly used as a supplement, and is usually only taken in that form when a patient is suffering from osteoporosis or blood clotting problems, potentially even in injection-form.

    Natural sources are easy to consume, and come with lots of other vital nutrients.

    Top Sources of Vitamin K (per serving)

    Here are some foods rich in Vitamin K. (1μg is 0.001mg)