Vitamin K nutrition, metabolism, and requirements: current concepts and future research.

@article{Shearer2012VitaminKN,
  title={Vitamin K nutrition, metabolism, and requirements: current concepts and future research.},
  author={Martin J. Shearer and Xueyan Fu and Sarah L. Booth},
  journal={Advances in nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={182-95}
}
In 2001, the US Food and Nutrition Board concluded that there were insufficient data with which to establish a RDA for vitamin K, in large part because of a lack of robust endpoints that reflected adequacy of intake. Knowledge of the relative bioavailability of multiple vitamin K forms was also poor. Since then, stable isotope methodologies have been applied to the assessment of the bioavailability of the major dietary form of vitamin K in its free state and when incorporated into a plant… CONTINUE READING

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