Vitamin K is an often overlooked item in the list of nutrients and other substances a healthy and well rounded diet includes. A recent medical study that looked at vitamin K and its effects indicates it might be centrally involved in heart health. A certain condition, left ventricular hypertrophy or LVH, is a major cause of heart attacks among about forty percent of the population. Low levels of vitamin K was found to be linked to how likely a patient was to have LVH.
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