Here's news: a single powerful supplement can potentially impact your teeth, bones, brain, and cardiovascular health.
You might already be taking Vitamin D, but have you ever thought of taking Vitamin K? With Beeyoutiful's K2 with D3, you get both nutrients in one supplement.
Vitamin K doesn't only help your blood clot like your grandma was taught. The importance of Vitamin K for the whole body (especially in the K2 form) has become more well known over the past few years. In several countries, Vitamin K is even used to treat osteoporosis before turning to prescription drugs.
Vitamin K2 coupled with Vitamin D3, the most bioavailable forms of both vitamins, work synergistically to allow the proteins within the vitamins to come to life in a more powerful way. There is also evidence that these two taken together help to buffer against possible overdose, especially when combined with Vitamin A.
Dr. Weston A. Price did a tremendous amount of research during his career, trying in the 1930s and 1940s to find the key to both dental health and overall health. He isolated a nutrient that he called “Activator X,” which seemed to activate and enhance numerous other vitamins inside the body and allowed for increases in health and vibrancy.
Dr. Price was never aware that “Activator X” had already been identified. Research done decades prior in Russia was brought to English-speaking researchers and Vitamin K was identified in 1929 as this elusive nutrient. It's only been in the past two decades that the importance of dietary Vitamin K has become well known, and the more we learn, the more we realize this isn’t just a clotting vitamin!
Health Benefits of Vitamin K
Dental Health: Vitamin K is prevalent in saliva and the salivary glands. Studies have shown that those with saliva that was sufficient in Vitamin K also had very low incidents of dental caries (cavities). Vitamin K may help to decrease the bacterial count within the mouth, helping to eliminate the risk for caries and other dental problems.
Bone Health: In several studies done outside the US, there have been reports that Vitamin K reduces the incidents of fractures in the elderly and helps to reverse bone loss. It is widely known that Vitamin D and A are useful in helping keep bones healthy. A protein called osteocalcin is only produced if both Vitamins A and D are present, and can only be activated in the presence of Vitamin K2. Osteocalcin is responsible for organizing the deposit of both calcium and phosphorus, both vital for healthy bones.
Cardiovascular Health: Even if the studies done on Vitamin K and heart disease are only partially true, the results would still be so staggering that no one would go without taking their daily Vitamin K! One study found that heart disease was literally cut in half in those taking Vitamin K.
Brain Health: Vitamin K2 has a very crucial role in the nervous system in production of sulfatides, a lack of which can cause significant neural symptoms. This is especially seen in patients that suffer from seizures or Alzheimer's Disease. Thos treated with Vitamin K2 often saw either dramatic improvement of symptoms or elimination of the symptoms altogether. Fatigue and learning difficulties can often be remedied with a consistent supplement of Vitamin K2.
Importance of Vitamin D3
Vitamin D does wonders in the body. Most know that it plays a key role in regulating calcium in the body, promoting absorption which helps bone mineralization to occur. Vitamin D doesn't stop there, however. When the body is getting enough D to go around, it is used liberally by many cells that are able to make calcitriol in combination with A and K2.
A huge list of chronic health conditions have been correlated with low Vitamin D levels, suggesting that this pro-hormone is a quiet, unsung worker of vast-reaching good in the body!
Last, but certainly not least, Vitamin D3 is an immense contributor in regulating the immune system and helping to stave off contagious "bugs" of all sorts.
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FDA Disclaimer: *This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
For more information on K2 with D3, please read: Got Fat? and A Hill (not) To Die On