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Tuesday, March 10, 2015. The results of a clinical trial reported on February 19, 2015 in Thrombosis and Haemostasis reveal improvement in arterial stiffness among postmenopausal women who supplemented with 180 mcg per day of the form of vitamin K2 known as menaquinone-7 (MK-7) for three years.

"Observational studies showed lower prevalence of arterial calcification and coronary heart disease mortality in subjects with the highest intake of menaquinones (vitamin K2)" write Marjo H. J. Knapen and colleagues at Maastricht University in the Netherlands. "Remarkably, no effect was seen for phylloquinone (vitamin K1) intake in these studies."

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