Vitamin K

Vitamin K

What is Vitamin K? Fat soluble vitamin Three types: K1- from plants, like green leafy vegetables K2- made from K1 and K3 in the body, or from bacteria living in the gut. K3- a very small amount of vitamin K found in food. What does Vitamin K do? Aids in blood clotting...
Vitamin E

Vitamin E

What is Vitamin E? Vitamin E is a fat soluble vitamin which means it stays in your body longer than water soluble vitamins (like vitamin C) and most of it is stored in the liver. The only form of vitamin E that is useful for humans is alpha-tocopherol. What does...
Vitamin A

Vitamin A

What is Vitamin A? Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin which means it stays in your body longer than water soluble vitamins (like vitamin C) and most of it is stored in the liver. Due to storage in the liver, there is a risk of toxicity (hypervitaminosis A) and can...