Vitamin K

Chemical name :

Phylloquinone, menaquinones

Solubility :

Its a Fat soluble vitamin

Deficiency disease :

Bleeding diathesis

Upper intake level :


Overdose disease :

Increases coagulation in patients taking warfarin.

Food source :

Leafy green vegetables such as spinach, egg yolks, liver.

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