One of the best natural sources of vitamin K2 comes from an ancient Japanese food called natto. That’s why my Vitamin K2 is formulated using chickpeas fermented with Bacillus subtilis natto. According to Dr. Cees Vermeer, one of the world’s top researchers in the field of vitamin K, nearly everyone is deficient in vitamin K – just like most are deficient in D.
Vitamin K measurements in blood plasma can be done accurately, but the results are not necessarily helpful because they mainly reflect what you ate yesterday. Because of this, we will have to trust Dr. Vermeer on his assessment that most are too deficient to reap all of its health benefits. Vitamin K researchers across the world will acknowledge him as a leader in this field.
Most people get enough K from their diets to maintain adequate blood clotting, but NOT enough to offer protection against some major health problems and the list is growing. Vitamin K comes in two forms, and it is important to understand the differences between them before devising your nutritional plan.
Vitamin K2 helps you utilise Energy as you exercise improving overall performance.
- Directs Calcium to places like your bones and teeth.
- Prevents Calcium from going to the wrong areas, such as to your kidneys or your blood vessels.
- Optimises sexual function by increasing testosterone and fertility in men, and decreasing androgens, the male hormones.
- Supports health for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
- Creating insulin to stabilize your blood sugar.
- Suppressing genes that can promote serious illness while strengthening genes that promote healthy cells.