Latest vitamin K Stories

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.

2008-10-06 15:00:07

DULUTH, Ga., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Metametrix Clinical Laboratory (http://www.metametrix.com/), a leader in nutritional and metabolic testing services, announced the introduction of the Vitamin K Assay.

2008-09-24 06:00:00

By Linda Buch Fitness Q&A QI am 58 and recently learned I have osteoporosis in my hip. After using Fosamax for many years, I decided to do weight lifting and the treadmill. Please address how to keep strong bones. - Marilyn Pedro, Fremont, CALIF. A.

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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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Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.