Vitamin K maintains bone health

Effect of low dose vitamin K2 (MK-4) supplementation on bio-indices in postmenopausal Japanese women.

This study evaluated the effects of vitamin K on bone loss. 40 healthy women after menopause were given either vitamin K or a placebo for 4 weeks. The results showed that the supplementation with vitamin K can be beneficial in the maintenance of bone health. More details can be found in the study.
Koitaya N, Ezaki J, Nishimuta M, Yamauchi J, Hashizume E, Morishita K, Miyachi M, Sasaki S, Ishimi Y. Effect of low dose vitamin K2 (MK-4) supplementation on bio-indices in postmenopausal Japanese women. J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo). 2009 Feb;55(1):15-21.



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