Jarrow Formulas® MK-7
Jarrow Formulas® MK-760 softgels
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Vitamin K2 as MK-7
Bone andCardiovascular Health*
Jarrow FORMULAS® MK-7 is an extract from genetically unmodified (non-GMO) soybeans fermented with Bacillus subtilus natto. MK-7 is concentrated without solvents. MK-7 (Menaquinone-7) is an enhanced bioactive form of vitamin K2, also known as Menaquinones. MK-7 from Natto is ten times better absorbed than K1 from spinach. MK-7 is responsible for the carboxylation of specific bone proteins needed for building bone.* Also, MK-7 promotes cardiovascular health by helping to maintain arterial elasticity.*
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
- Supplement Facts
USAGE: Take 1 softgel per day, or as directed by your qualified health care consultant.
Serving Size 1 softgels Servings Per Container 60 Amount Per Serving % DV MK-7 (vitamin K2 as menaquinone-7) 90.00 mcg ** ** Daily Value (DV) not established
WARNING: Do not use if taking anticoagulant drugs (such as Warfarin) or other medications.
Contains: Soy Jarrow Formulas®
Los Angeles, CA 90035-4317
- Health Notes
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- Reliable and relatively consistent scientific data showing a substantial health benefit.
Our proprietary "Star-Rating" system was developed to help you easily understand the amount of scientific support behind each supplement in relation to a specific health condition. While there is no way to predict whether a vitamin, mineral, or herb will successfully treat or prevent associated health conditions, our unique ratings tell you how well these supplements are understood by the medical community, and whether studies have found them to be effective for other people.
This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:
Used for Amount WhyAnorexia Take under medical supervision: 45 mg daily as Vitamin K2[2 stars]In people with anorexia, supplementing with vitamin K2 may help prevent osteoporosis.Atherosclerosis
(Vitamin K1, for coronary calcification )
500 mcg per day of vitamin K1 [2 stars]In a double-blind trial, supplementing with vitamin K1 for three years appeared to slow the rate of progression of coronary artery calcification in seniors.Celiac Disease Consult a qualified healthcare practitioner [2 stars]The malabsorption that occurs in celiac disease can lead to multiple nutritional deficiencies. Supplementing with vitamin K may correct a deficiency.Crohn's Disease 80 to 1,000 mcg daily [2 stars]Taking vitamin K can counteract the deficiency and resulting bone loss that can occur in people with Crohn's disease.Cystic Fibrosis 5 mg every three days [2 stars]The fat malabsorption associated with cystic fibrosis often leads to a deficiency of fat-soluble vitamins, such as vitamin K. Supplementation can help counteract the deficiency.Osteoporosis 1,000 mcg daily [2 stars]Vitamin K is needed for bone formation, and supplementing with it may be a way to maintain bone mass.Morning Sickness Refer to label instructions [1 star]Vitamin K and vitamin C, taken together, may provide relief of morning sickness symptoms for some women.Phenylketonuria Refer to label instructions [1 star]People with PKU may be deficient in vitamin K, due to the restricted PKU diet. Supplementing with vitamin K may correct a deficiency.
Vitamin K is needed for proper bone formation and blood clotting. In both cases, vitamin K does this by helping the body transport calcium. Vitamin K is used by doctors when treating an overdose of the drug warfarin. Also, doctors prescribe vitamin K to prevent excessive bleeding in people taking warfarin but requiring surgery.
There is promising preliminary evidence that vitamin K2 (not vitamin K1), may improve a group of blood disorders known as myelodysplastic syndromes,1 which carry a significantly increased risk of progression to acute myeloid leukemia.
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- Simple To Take
- Broken bones
Comments about Jarrow Formulas® MK-7:
I broke my foot and looked for supplements that would encourage bone growth to maybe speed up the process. I take 2 pills at a time in the morning with my vitamins, my foot feels great but i wont know if it helps until i get my x-rays taken again.
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