Vitamin K is essential for the body in different ways. Vitamin K is best known as the vitamin that helps to form blood clots and prevent excessive bleeding. It is also suggested that Vitamin K helps with the formation and repair of our bones.
While deficiency in Vitamin K is very rare, it is important that we maintain a diet that provides us with sufficient Vitamin K.
The recommended daily allowance for Vitamin K is 120 micrograms for men over 19 years old and 90 micrograms for women 19 years and older.