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MK-7 Vitamin K-2 100 mcg - 60 Vcaps
  • Supports Bone Health
  • 100 mcg
  • Natural source from Natto
  • Promotes Arterial Health


Vitamin K is well known for its role in the synthesis of a number of blood coagulation factors. During recent years however, Vitamin K2 and its dependent proteins have been discovered to be of vital importance for bone and vascular health. These Vitamin K2-dependent proteins are now known to play pivotal rolesin the physiology of bone mineralization, as well as in the maintenance of vascular elasticity. NOW MK-7 contains a highly biologically active form of Vitamin K2 derived from natto, a traditional Japanese fermented soyfood.

How does it work?  Essentially, your body has a difficult time knowing how to process all the calcium it receives. American medical professionals have long recognized the fact that we need vitamin D to absorb the calcium we consume — which is why it’s added to milk — but are just beginning to recognize what the Japanese have known for some time now: we need vitamin K2, and MK4 or MK7 specifically, to tell our bodies how to use all that calcium we absorb with the benefit of vitamin D.

What happens to all that calcium if it isn’t absorbed properly? Instead of going to our bones, it accumulates in arteries and tissues — leading to high blood pressure, heart attacks, strokes, and arthritis.

This explains why Americans have long been long been plagued by  an apparent “calcium paradox,” in that we, as a society, consume far more calcium than most other populations, but suffer from far more osteoporosis. The fact that our diets are often very low in MK7-type K2 suggests that this isn’t a paradox at all. Rather, the fact that we consume lots of calcium, suffer from osteoporosis, and simultaneously suffer from high blood pressure, heart disease, strokes, and arthritis, can all be linked to deficiencies in Vitamin K2.

Of course this isn’t the only reason for our national health crisis, but it does appear to be an extremely important element in the equation.  MK-7 has repeatedly been shown to help prevent and treat a wide variety of afflictions that plague Americans: osteoporosis, high blood pressure, heart disease, strokes, and arthritis.

Serving Size: 1 Vcap- Servings Per Container: 60

  Amount Per Serving  
Vitamin K2 (as Menaquinone-7) (MK-7) (from Natto) (soy)   100 mcg    

Other Ingredients: Rice Flour, Cellulose (capsule), Gelatin, Ascorbyl Palmitate and Silica.

Suggested Usage:  As a dietary supplement, take 1 Vcap daily with a meal.  Consider taking this product in combination with NOW Vitamin D and Calcium supplements.Contains no: sugar, salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives. 

Caution:  Consult your health practitioner before consumption if you are currently taking any anti-coagulant drugs (such as warfarin, coumadin, heparin), or if you are pregnant/lactating.



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