This is a follow up on our previous post on nutraceuticals and heart disease[1]

In a nutshell, vitamin K controls where the calcium is going to take hold. On the bone, where it should, or on endothelial (heart and blood vessels) tissues, where it should not.

The consumption of vitamin K2 in the the MK-7 form raise the its blood serum level, as supplementing with  MK4 form did not raise it blood serum levels.[2]

 Study conclusion: If you want your  vitamin K2 to be transported to your body as a whole, you should take it as MK-7 form

Talk to your nutritionist

 Source:

  1. medinewsdigest ; “IN DEPTH: Is There A Role For Nutraceuticals In Heart Disease?” ; July 2012
  2. Nutrition Journal ; “”Comparison of menaquinone-4 and menaquinone-7 bioavailability in healthy women” ; Nov 2012
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