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Osteoporosis 13 – Without This Vitamin Calcium Won’t Get in Your Bones

Vitamin K

Best known for its influence on proper clotting in the body, especially in newborns, vitamin K also plays a vital role in bone health. It acts as a co-factor to produce osteocalcin, a bone protein that becomes an integral part of the bone.


Vitamin K has two parts; K1 which mainly activates the blood clotting process and K2 which plugs calcium into the bone matrix. Without optimal levels of K2 all of that calcium that we’ve been taking may never have a chance to be plugged into our bones.


Green veggies contain K1, especially:

  • Kale
  • Spinach
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