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Vitamin K: The Secret to Hard Bones and Soft Arteries

Hollman, J. (n.d.) Vitamin K: The Secret to Hard Bones and Soft Arteries. Easy Health Options. https://easyhealthoptions.com/vitamin-k-the-secret-to-hard-bones-and-soft-arteries/

Besides doing what you can to keep your bones from thinning, it’s also crucial that you build bone strength as you get older. Vitamin D and calcium, the dynamic duo of bone health, are probably the first things you think of when you think about how to keep your bones healthy. But recent research points to another neglected vitamin that is produced in your gut and is busy strengthening your bones, even as we speak.

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Sources:

  1. Is vitamin K the secret key to bone strength? — Monica Jimenez, Tufts University
  2. Alterations to the Gut Microbiome Impair Bone Strength and Tissue Material Properties — Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
  3. Vitamin K Team — Tufts University
  4. 20 Foods That Are High in Vitamin K — Healthline