The Prevalence of Vitamin K Deficiency / Insufficiency , and Recommendations for Increased Intake

@inproceedings{Bruno2016ThePO,
  title={The Prevalence of Vitamin K Deficiency / Insufficiency , and Recommendations for Increased Intake},
  author={E. Bruno},
  year={2016}
}
Vitamin K’s bioavailability from food is poor, and this nutrient has small circulating in the blood compared to the other fat-soluble vitamins, is quickly metabolized and excreted, and has low tissue stores. Data indicates that measurements of prothrombin time, typically used to assess vitamin K status, is not a particularly accurate method for doing so, and that measurements of circulating undercarboxylated MGP levels is a more effective method.Use of this more accurate method has shown that… CONTINUE READING

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