Latest vitamin K Stories

2008-12-12 11:13:58

New research suggests there may be one less reason to supplement with certain vitamins.

2008-12-11 16:51:29

Insufficient vitamin D can stunt growth and foster weight gain during puberty -- even in sun-drenched California, Canadian and U.S. researchers said.

2008-12-11 09:48:13

Canada-US study published in Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism recommends young people be screened for low vitamin D levels

2008-12-03 09:39:43

A lack of vitamin D can cause bone and muscle weakness, but now researchers say it may also affect your heart health.

2008-11-18 10:05:00

Loyola Researchers Find Sunshine Deficit May Diminish Vitamin D Levels and Harm Cardiovascular Health

2008-10-31 15:00:26

Vitamin E has been found to decrease cardiovascular risk, but high doses of vitamin E also result in an increase in nose bleeds, U.S. researchers said.

2008-10-17 03:00:05

A high daily dose of a vitamin K supplement did not protect against age-related bone mineral density decline, Canadian researchers said. However, it may help with preventing fractures or cancers, study leader Angela Cheung said.

2008-10-14 11:30:01

A majority of Parkinson's disease patients had insufficient levels of vitamin D in a new study from Emory University School of Medicine.

2008-10-08 00:00:17

Vitamin D deficiency is common in patients with inflammatory bowel disease and chronic liver disease, U.S. researchers say.

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Leaf vegetables
2013-08-21 09:03:22

Leaf vegetables are leaves from various plants that are edible with some leaves having tender shoots, such as beet greens, attached. Leaf vegetables are very high in nutrition and may be used in various culinary dishes. While there are over a thousand species of leaf vegetables, they generally come from plants that are short-lived such as lettuce and spinach. Leaf vegetables are high in vitamin K which is caused from the photosynthesis that takes place during the growing phase. Anyone on...

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  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
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