Item Catalog Number: 02334
Super K provides the three forms of vitamin K that can be utilized by the body: vitamin K1 and dual forms of K2, MK-4 and MK-7. This comprehensive vitamin K formula promotes both bone and arterial health. So boost your vitamin K levels with the one-two punch of both K1 and K2, add Super K to your nutrient regimen today!
Benefits at a Glance:
- Maintains bone density by facilitating calcium transport into bone
- Promotes a healthy heart and vascular system
- Includes the most bioavailable forms of vitamin K1 and K2
- Bioavailable over a sustained 24-hour period
Without adequate vitamin K, MGP remains uncarboxylated. Studies have found that uncarboxylated MGP accumulates at the site of arterial calcification.2,3 Without normal levels of carboxylated MGP, calcium in the blood can bind to the arterial wall resulting in calcification.4,5
Health benefits of vitamin K
The Rotterdam Heart Study, a large-scale, well-controlled clinical trial that tracked 4,800 subjects for seven years, revealed that people who consume the most dietary K2 have healthier hearts when compared to people who consume the least.6 Additional studies have shown that higher vitamin K levels also correspond to less calcium deposits in the aorta, and can even cause a 37% regression of preformed arterial calcification.7,8
Different forms of Vitamin K
In contrast, vitamin K2, which is found in meat, egg yolks, and dairy, is up to 10 times more bioavailable than K1 and remains active in the body for far longer.12 If you’re avoiding these foods for health reasons, it’s essential to take a K2 supplement.
Super K makes it easier to get enough vitamin K by including two forms of vitamin K2, MK-4 and MK-7. The MK-4 form is the most rapidly absorbed type of vitamin K. However, it only lasts in the bloodstream for a few hours.13 In contrast, the MK-7 form is available to the body for a full 24-hour period14 at much higher levels.12
A complete Vitamin K supplement
Combining two forms of vitamin K2 provides both rapid and sustained absorption of this critical nutrient, so your healthy blood levels are maintained throughout the day. Just one daily softgel of Super K provides 100 mcg of vitamin K2 (MK-7); 1,000 mcg of vitamin K2 (MK-4); and 1,500 mcg of vitamin K1. This K2 complex, plus a strong dose of K1, makes this comprehensive formula an excellent way to get your vitamin K!
Serving Size 1 softgel
|Amount Per Serving|
|Vitamin C (as Ascorbyl palmitate)||10 mg|
|Vitamin K activity||2600 mcg|
|Vitamin K1 (as phytonadione)||1500 mcg|
|Vitamin K2 (as menaquinone-4)||1000 mcg|
|Vitamin K2 (as all-trans menaquinone-7)||100 mcg|
|Other ingredients: extra virgin olive oil, gelatin, glycerin, beeswax, purified water, maltodextrin, carob color.|
Dosage and Use
Take one (1) softgel daily with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
If you are taking anticoagulant or antiplatelet medications, or have a bleeding disorder, consult with your healthcare provider before taking this product.
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