Alternate Names : Menadione, Phylloquinone, Menaquinones
What food source is the nutrient found in?
Vitamin K can be found in the following foods:
collards, kale, and other green leafy vegetables
members of the cabbage family including broccoli, cauliflower,
and Brussels sprouts
Intestinal bacteria produce some vitamin K in the body.
How does the nutrient affect the body?
Vitamin K makes several proteins
that help blood to clot when bleeding. It also makes other proteins for
blood, bones, and kidneys. Along with
vitamin K is important for strong bone development.