Vitacost Vitamin K Complex with K1 & K2 Description
Combination formula delivering vitamin K1 and K2 to help maintain strong, healthy bones.* Promotes cardiovascular health by supporting healthy blood vessels and healthy blood clotting.*
What is Vitamin K Complex?
Vitamin K Complex features a combination of vitamin K1 and vitamin K2. Vitamin K refers to a family of fat-soluble compounds known as quinones. Vitamin K1 (phylloquinone) is the natural form, found in green leafy vegetable such as spinach, kale and broccoli, as well as in green peas, carrots, soy beans, eggs, liver and dairy products. Vitamin K2 (menaquinone) is produced by bacteria in both animal and human intestines.
What are the key benefits of Vitacost® Vitamin K Complex?
Vitamin K’s primary function in the body is to aid in the production of Gla (gamma carboxyglutamic acid) proteins, which play a part in coagulation and anti-coagulation of blood.*
Vitamin K is also necessary for osteoblasts (bone-forming cells) to activate osteocalcin, a protein that binds calcium to bones.* Therefore, adequate amounts of vitamin K make certain calcium is properly delivered to bones and arterial health is maintained.*
Why is Vitacost® Vitamin K Complex your everyday essential?
Supports multiple areas of health, including bone health and cardiovascular health, in one easy-to-take supplement.*
Provides optimal amounts of vitamin K including 200 mcg of vitamin K1 and 200 mcg of vitamin K2.
Vitamin K2 is derived from the fermented Japanese soy food, natto.
Delivered in a medium-chain triglyceride base. Medium chain triglycerides are essential fatty acids naturally found in milk fat, palm oil and coconut oil that may help with the digestion of fat-soluble vitamins.*
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As a dietary supplement for adults, take 1 softgel daily with food or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Keep dry and at room temperature (59°-75°F [15°-24°C]).
Milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, crustacean shellfish, fish, gluten, titanium dioxide.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Serving Size: 1 Softgel
Servings per Container: 180
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Vitamin C (as ascorbyl palmitate)||10 mg||16%|
|Vitamin K (from Vitamin K1 [phylloquinone][200 mcg] and Vitamin K2 [menaquinone-7, MK-7][200 mcg])||400 mcg||500%|
|Medium Chain Triglycerides||200 mg||*|
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: Gelatin, glycerin, water, yellow beeswax, soy lecithin, caramel color and St. John's bread (carob).Contains: Soy.
Contains a bioengineered food ingredient.
Pregnant or lactating women, those with diabetes, hypoglycemics, and people with known medical conditions and/or taking drugs should consult with a licensed physician and/or pharmacist prior to taking dietary supplements. Individuals taking anticoagulant drugs, such as warfarin or heparin, should avoid vitamin K supplements unless otherwise directed by a physician. Keep out of reach of children.
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Creamy Cauliflower Mash with Sautéed Mushrooms
From cauliflower fried rice to barbecue cauliflower wings, this white, cruciferous vegetable can be transformed into just about anything. And why not? It contains a ton of vitamin C, vitamin K (which helps to reduce inflammation) and is a great source of fiber, magnesium and potassium.
Creamy cauliflower is a delicious alternative to traditional mashed potatoes—plus, steaming cauliflower takes far less time than boiling dense russets. Get your healthy dose of cauliflower in this recipe, which is the true the trifecta as it’s actually paleo, vegan and gluten-free! Make this side dish when you’re looking to avoid unwanted starches and lighten up your meal. Serve with falafel burgers with spicy tahini, vegan “turkey” loaf or pair it with a green bean casserole.
1 head cauliflower
1 yellow onion, sliced
16 oz. white or baby bella mushrooms, sliced
2 to 4 oz. coconut milk
2 Tbsp. coconut oil
1 tsp. garlic powder
Black pepper, to taste
Course sea salt, to taste
- In pan, heat coconut oil. Sauté mushrooms, onion and garlic powder until onion is translucent and veggies are tender.
- Meanwhile, cut cauliflower and steam until tender. Drain and let cool.
- In food processer, blend cauliflower with coconut milk, adding milk gradually, and process until creamy.
- In bowl, combine mushroom mixture with cauliflower and mix with salt and pepper. Garnish with chives or fresh herbs such as parsley.