A high menaquinone intake reduces the incidence of coronary heart disease.

  title={A high menaquinone intake reduces the incidence of coronary heart disease.},
  author={G C M Gast and Nicole M. de Roos and Ivonne Sluijs and Michiel L. Bots and Joline W. J. Beulens and Johanna M Geleijnse and Jacqueline C. M. Witteman and Diederick E. Grobbee and Petra H. M. Peeters and Yvonne T van der Schouw},
  journal={Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD},
  volume={19 7},
BACKGROUND AND AIM Vitamin K dependent proteins have been demonstrated to inhibit vascular calcification. Data on the effect of vitamin K intake on coronary heart disease (CHD) risk, however, are scarce. To examine the relationship between dietary vitamins K(1) and K(2) intake, and its subtypes, and the incidence of CHD. METHODS AND RESULTS We used data from the Prospect-EPIC cohort consisting of 16,057 women, enrolled between 1993 and 1997 and aged 49-70 years, who were free of… CONTINUE READING
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