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Why is Vitamin K2 Important for Children?

Research over the past several years shows how valuable and necessary vitamin K is for adults and kids when it comes to supporting cardiovascular, bone, and blood health. Vitamin K2 as MK-7 ensures calcium is directed to the parts of our body where it's needed most, like our bones. First, a quick vitamin K review. Vitamins K1 and K2 have slight variations in their chemical molecular structure…

Product Spotlight: Vitamin K

Carlson offers a variety of vitamin K products – and I like them all for different reasons. K Complete provides vitamin K1, K2 as MK-4, and K2 as MK-7 in a single soft gel. Our body utilizes all three vitamin K forms to achieve optimal cardiovascular, bone, and blood health. K Complete is a great option to "cover all of our bases" for vitamin K requirements. K Complete provides 500 mcg of vitamin…

What's the Difference: K1 and K2

Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin group that includes vitamins K1 and K2. Recent research shows how important vitamin K is for people of all ages. What was once a vitamin recognized mainly for promoting healthy blood clotting is now understood to also promote bone and cardiovascular system health.Vitamins K1 and K2 have slight variations in their chemical molecular structures and work slightly di…

How Kids can Build Strong Bones

We usually think of bone-supporting nutrients as we age, but we should be thinking about them during early development. Childhood through our teenage years set the foundation for healthy bones as we age. Key ingredients that can contribute to strong, healthy bones are calcium, vitamin D3, and vitamin K2.Calcium-rich foods include milk, yogurt, collard greens, spinach, and turnip greens. It may be…

The 5 Most Important Supplements For Men

In our modern times of high stress, insufficient sleep, and unbalanced diets, it can be very difficult to maintain balance and achieve optimal wellness. Men are no different than women as far as having hectic schedules, which can put quite a burden on our bodies. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the top four leading causes of death for men are heart disease, cancer,…