New research shows critical role of Vitamin K2 in preventing aneurysms

New research coordinated by Queen Mary University of London has identified a key role that Vitamin K2 plays in preventing the development of blood vessel aneurysms. The study was published in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology in May 2019. In their...

Higher vitamin K intake helps lower blood pressure, according to study

Increased levels of vitamin K in the blood appears to improve cardiovascular health, according to new research conducted by cooperating scientists in Belgium and The Netherlands. Vitamin K was shown to provide benefits by reducing arterial stiffness and improving...

Research mounts on Vitamin K supplementation for heart health

Most people first learn about Vitamin K when it’s recommended to them for some health issue related to blood clotting. But researchers are now proposing Vitamin K supplementing for a non-emergency measure: to promote cardiovascular health and lower the risk of...

Vitamin K2 lowers risk of coronary heart disease in 17-year study

Increased intakes of Vitamin K2 may reduce the risk of mortality from coronary heart disease, according to data from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-NL) cohort. The extensive study tracked more than 33,000 people over a period of...