Why Super K?
There are 3 forms of Vitamin K. Vitamin K1 is found is vegetables but is only fractions are absorbed into the bloodstream.1-3 Vitamin K2 comes in 2 forms, MK-7 and MK-4. Vitamin K2 (MK-7) is found in meat, eggs and dairy products and it’s also made by bacteria in your gut. It is 10 times more bioavailable and remains active in the body much longer than Vitamin K1.4 MK-4 is the most rapidly absorbed form of Vitamin K2 and is routinely used in Japan to assist in bone density despite remaining active in the blood for only a few hours. Both forms of Vitamin K2 have shown remarkable health benefits.5,6
Life Extension’s Super K with Advanced K2 Complex provides all 3 forms of Vitamin K (Vitamin K1, MK-7 and MK-4) providing the full spectrum of Vitamin K needs.*
references 1. J Nutr. 1999 Jun;129(6):1201-3. 2. Br J Nutr. 2010 Sep;104(6):858-62. 3. J Nutr. 2002 Sep;132(9):2609-12. 4. Blood. 2007 Apr 15;109(8):3279-83. 5. Blood. 2007 Apr 1;109(7):2823-31. 6. J Vasc Res. 2003 Nov-Dec;40(6):531-7.
Servings per Container: 100
|Amount per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Vitamin C (as Ascorbyl palmitate)||10 mg||17'%|
|Vitamin K activity||2000 mcg||2750'%|
|Vitamin K1 (as phytonadione)||1000 mcg|
|Vitamin K2 (as menaquinone-4)||1000 mcg|
|Vitamin K2 (as menaquinone-7)||200 mcg|
Other ingredients: extra virgin olive oil, gelatin, glycerin, beeswax, purified water, carob color.
Take one (1) softgel daily with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
If you are taking anti-coagulant or anti-platelet medications, or have a bleeding disorder, consult with your healthcare provider before taking this product.