Vitamin K

Category:
Vitamins

Type:
Fat Soluble

Forms/Names:
Non-Food Sources: Intestinal flora - bacterial synthesis in the digestive tract

Functions:
Blood clotting, protein synthesis, blood calcium regulation.
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Deficiencies:
Hemorrhaging

Toxicity:
Jaundice

Recommended Intakes:
RDAs:
70-80 µg /day for adult males
60-65 µg /day for adult females
55 µg /day for children ages 15-18
45 µg /day for children ages 11-14
30 µg /day children ages 7-10
20 µg /day children ages4-6
15 µg /day children ages1-3
10 µg /day infants ages six months - one year
5 µg /day infants from birth - six months

Food Sources:
Dark green vegetables, liver, cabbage-type vegetables, spinach, broccoli, kale.