Three-year low-dose menaquinone-7 supplementation helps decrease bone loss in healthy postmenopausal women

@article{Knapen2013ThreeyearLM,
  title={Three-year low-dose menaquinone-7 supplementation helps decrease bone loss in healthy postmenopausal women},
  author={Marjo H. J. Knapen and Nadja E. A. Drummen and Egbert Smit and Cees Vermeer and Elke Theuwissen},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2013},
  volume={24},
  pages={2499-2507}
}
We have investigated whether low-dose vitamin K2 supplements (menaquinone-7, MK-7) could beneficially affect bone health. Next to an improved vitamin K status, MK-7 supplementation significantly decreased the age-related decline in bone mineral density and bone strength. Low-dose MK-7 supplements may therefore help postmenopausal women prevent bone loss. Despite contradictory data on vitamin K supplementation and bone health, the European Food Safety Authorities (EFSA) accepted the health claim… CONTINUE READING
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