From Practical Healing
See also Calcium
http://www.livestrong.com/article/422923-what-happens-with-too-much-vitamin-k/ reports; (to be substantiated with study references);
- Vitamin K2 plays an important role in blood clotting. It acts as an activator of several proteins that trigger the formation of a clot.
- Individuals deficient in vitamin K2 show signs of impaired blood clotting, such as bleeding gums, heavy menstrual periods and frequent nosebleeds.
- Vitamin K2 also activates two of the proteins that transfer calcium to the bones.
- Vitamin K2 protects against myeloma and lymphoma, common blood-related cancer in the United States. (Study in the May 2006 medical journal "Haematologica")
- Vitamin K2 proves to have significant anticancer properties in more types of cancer, such as liver, stomach and lung malignancies.
Natto; Vitamin K2 (phylloquinone) µg 23.1 / 100g