Vitamin K Know-How (Infographic)

120 and 90 are today's surprising health numbers

Vitamin K should be 120 mcg for a man and 90 mcg for a woman - from HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Kale, collard greens and spinach are all rich in Vitamin K, an essential nutrient that promotes healthy blood clotting.

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Even though it’s good for you, too much Vitamin K should be avoided, experts say. Your intake of Vitamin K should not exceed 120 mcg if you are a man and 90 mcg if you are a woman. For all of us, intake shouldn’t fluctuate greatly throughout the day.

For people taking blood thinners, such as warfarin (Coumadin®), it is especially important to limit Vitamin K so that it does not interfere with the medication.

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Vitamin K should be 120 mcg for a man and 90 mcg for a woman - from HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic