The process of blood clotting requires vitamin K. This nutrient is also thought to play a role in bone health and the functioning of our kidneys.
There are different types of vitamin K. Our gut bacteria can make vitamin K1 into vitamin K2.
Where do vegans get vitamin K?
Vitamin K1 is made by plants. It is found in Brussels sprouts, cabbage, kale, broccoli, spinach, spring greens and kiwi fruit. Make sure that your daily diet contains good sources of this nutrient. It’s a great reason to eat your greens!
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