Lewis Family Vitamin K2
Complex synergistically combines 3 essential forms of Vitamin K to provide
excellent absorption and bioavailability.
When Vitamin K is mentioned,
it is typically in association with its effects on blood clotting. Its name, in fact, was coined in 1935 for the
major dietary source of Vitamin K1 comes from green, leafy vegetables like kale
For decades, scientists have
understood the primary job of Vitamin K is to prevent bleeding by regulating
proper amounts of blood clotting.
However, research has more
recently come to learn a host of other vital health benefits of Vitamin K…
along with the discovery of Vitamin K2, along with its sub-fractions:
- Vitamin K2, MK-4
- Vitamin K2, MK-7
Vitamin K2 plays a major
role regulating Calcium levels in the body.
Specifically, Vitamin K2
helps the body to deposit Calcium in the bones (where we want it) and prevents
the build up of Calcium in our blood vessels (where we don’t want it)!
This crucial vitamin is now
seen as a major factor in preventing diseases related to improper Calcium
balance such as:
- Cardiovascular Disease
Vitamin K has been shown to benefit our health without increasing our risk for forming
(** NOTE: Vitamin K
supplementation is contraindicated in persons taking Coumadin/Warfarin)
A deficiency of Vitamin K1
& K2 has been implicated in the development and progression of arterial
calcification, better known as “hardening of the arteries”. Simultaneously, a deficiency of K1 & K2
is seen in bone loss.
At Lewis Family Natural
Health, we see bone loss and cardiovascular disease as two sides to the same
coin… in that they are related to poor Calcium metabolism.
The Lewis Family Vitamin K2
Complex helps to balance Calcium metabolism with a synergistic blend of 3
essential forms of Vitamin K1 and