Various vitamins and minerals are important, and even critical for heart health. This list of nutrients includes CoQ10, magnesium, vitamin C and vitamin D, that all work through different mechanisms to maintain heart health and prevent risk factors that may lead to heart disease.
When most people talk about vitamin K, they usually mean vitamin K1 – a vitamin best known for its role in blood clotting. But there is more to vitamin K, which is a basically a group of essential fat-soluble vitamins which come in different forms, including vitamin K1 and vitamin K2.
When it comes to vitamins like C and D, most of us are fairly certain why we need them and what their functions are in the body. We are also aware how poor levels of these vitamins can affect our health in a number of ways. Unfortunately, the same can’t be said about vitamin K2.