Vitamin K

Vitamin K has been called the thrombotic factor because it thickens the blood and helps with clotting.  There are three forms K1, comes from food, K2, is made in the body, and K3, is a synthetic substance.

Some functions of vitamin K are: blood clotting, maintains bone density, antioxidant, helps synthesize protein, and anti-inflammatory.

Foods rich in vitamin K include: dark leafy green vegetables, other green vegetables, and seaweed.