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Spirulina vs Vitamin K

Spirulina vs Vitamin K Comparison, Similarities & Differences

Spirulina

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Spirulina is a cyanobacterium that can be consumed by humans and other animals. Spirulina is Extremely High in Many Nutrients. Spirulina Has Powerful Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Properties.



Vitamin K includes several forms including Vitamin K1 (known as phytonadione) and Vitmain K2 (known as Menaquinone). Generally, Vitamin K activates proteins essential to blood clotting and therefore is used to reverse the effects of "blood thinning" medications when too much is given. Remember that Vitamin K intake should be consistent when you are under an anticoagulant therapy. It has also been used to prevent and treat weak bones including osteoporosis and may help in preventing hip fractures. Moreover, intestinal bacteria makes a form of vitamin K that accounts for half of your requirements.

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Phylloquinone

Dose

1-3g

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45mg

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Vitamin K is highly safe to use however, some special precautions and warnings should be noted.


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Evidence-Based Effects


  • Blood Pressure - Decreased
  • HDL-C - Increased
  • Inflammation - Decreased
  • Insulin Sensitivity - Increased
  • LDL-C - Decreased
  • Lipid Peroxidation - Decreased
  • Muscular Endurance - Increased
  • Power Output - Increased
  • Total Cholesterol - Decreased
  • Triglycerides - Decreased







  • Insulin Sensitivity - Increased

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