In soon-to-be published research by Gnosis by Lesaffre, new findings suggest that daily intakes of MenaQ7 vitamin K supplement may improve blood vessel elasticity and regulate blood pressure in menopausal women with arterial stiffness.
A new RCT highlights that following supplementation with vitamin K2 (MK-7) in patients with haemodialysis (HD), there were decreases in measures of arterial stiffness which were more pronounced in those with diabetes, compared to those receiving standard...
A new study confirming that the diet of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients often lacks vitamin D and vitamin K, concludes: “While vitamin D supplementation is the rule, vitamin K shortages need proactive nutritional intervention.”
Can vitamin K slow the progression of dyslipidemia and impact diabetes risk? Researchers in Georgia think so, and the American Heart Foundation has awarded them a grant to study the hypothesis for the next two years.
A new study that applies a statistical analysis to food intake and disease prevalence data from a number of countries has concluded that vitamin K2 deficiency is as big a risk for developing heart disease as is smoking.
Increased intakes of long-chain menaquinones (vitamin K2) may reduce the risk of mortality from coronary heart disease (CHD), according to data from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-NL) cohort.
The potential bone health benefits of vitamin K2 menaquinone-4 may be achievable at a daily dose of 600 micrograms, according to a new study from Kyowa Hakko with implications for formulations and health.
A new test will help bring clarity to the supply situation for vitamin K2, according the test’s originators. The test, developed by ingredient development and marketing firm Xsto Solutions and its supply partner Kappa Bioscience, fixes the ratios of cis-...
The null findings of a randomised clinical trial of vitamin K2 and bone health do not mean the vitamin does not benefit skeletal health, say leading scientists in the field who have challenged the recent findings.
K2, the vitamin extracted from fermented natto soyfood, has been
shown to have greater levels of absorption in the blood than
commonly used vitamin K, as well as reducing several risk factors
for osteoporosis, suggest new findings.