Foods High in Vitamin K2

Foods High in Vitamin K2

Vitamin K2 is a nutrient that is often overlooked but is important for maintaining good health. It is known to help with normal blood clotting, bone health, and reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease. Here are some foods that are high in Vitamin K2: 

most popular foods high in vitamin k2

natto

Natto

Natto is a traditional Japanese dish made from fermented soybeans. It is one of the best food sources of Vitamin K2, containing over 1000 micrograms of the nutrient in just 100 grams of natto.

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Cheese

Cheese, especially hard cheeses like Gouda and Brie, are good sources of Vitamin K2. A 100-gram serving of Gouda cheese contains around 75 micrograms of Vitamin K2.

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Chicken Liver

Chicken liver is a rich source of Vitamin K2, containing about 45 micrograms of the nutrient in a 100-gram serving. It is also a good source of other vitamins and minerals, making it a nutritious food option.

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Eggs

Eggs are a good source of Vitamin K2, especially the yolks. A large egg contains about 5 micrograms of Vitamin K2.

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Butter

Butter is a good source of Vitamin K2, containing about 3 micrograms of the nutrient in a tablespoon.

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Fermented foods

Fermented foods like sauerkraut, kefir, and yogurt contain small amounts of Vitamin K2. The fermentation process helps to increase the Vitamin K2 content in these foods.

Including foods high in Vitamin K2 in your diet can help ensure that you are getting enough of this important nutrient. However, it is always best to speak with a doctor or a registered dietitian before making any significant changes to your diet.  Many choose to supplement rather than trying to incorporate foods high in vitamin K into their normal routines.  

This supplement when taken daily can help improve bone and heart health by activating GLA proteins and powering osteocalcin synthesis.

MK-4 is the most abundant vitamin K in the brain and involved in many cellular processes including cell growth, survival and apoptosis( death of cells & plays a role in preventing cancer.) 

Dr. Meredith Warner Baton Rouge Orthopedic Surgeon
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