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Are too much of Vitamin K foods harmful to our health?

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Asked by ankit shivam, 01 Mar '12 10:19 am
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Hi! Yes, excess of vitamin k can lead to toxicity.
Answered by Brinda Sapat, 01 Mar '12 12:13 pm

 
  
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In a study published in the journal "Kidney and Blood Pressure Research" in 2010, researchers from the Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine in Japan found that low vitamin K may be associated with increased hardening of the arteries. This causes the heart to work harder to pump blood to the rest of the body, which may contribute to high blood pressure and increase the risk for cardiovascular disease.
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Answered by Cathy Smith, 01 Mar '12 12:36 pm

 
  
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Good Morning Ji,
Excess of everything is bad Or it might go to waste.
Balanced diet is important. Human body needs everything to keep the health fit.
Even if you we not like any particular food, we must eat every item in small quantity.
Good day :-)
Answered by $UBHA$H, 01 Mar '12 10:23 am

 
  
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Vitamin K has one main purpose: it allows your body to form blood clots and prevents you from bleeding to death. Dietary vitamin K, also known as phylloquinone or K-1, is present in kale, cabbage, spinach and other leafy green foods, as well as soybeans, cereals and other veggies. Bacteria that live in your gastrointestinal tract also create a form of vitamin K called K-2, or menaquinone. The Merck Manuals Online Medical Library says that you can consume large amounts of vitamin K-1 without any toxic effects.

A synthetic vitamin K precursor known as menadione, or K-3, can cause overdose and brain damage in infants, according to the Pharmacogenomics Knowledge Base. For that reason, over-the-counter supplements containing menadione have been banned by the Food and Drug Administration. Large doses of menadione can cause allergic reactions, hemolytic anemia and cytotoxicity in liver cells in humans.
Answered by Stone Heart, 01 Mar '12 10:21 am

 
  
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Vit K helps in absorbing fat in the body,hence could harm a person who has less fat if the consumption is excessive.
Answered by Divya, 01 Mar '12 10:38 am

 
  
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Very simple reply too much of anything is bad/harmful
Answered by uttar, 01 Mar '12 10:31 am

 
  
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Usually no , as a healthy body will only absorb what ever is needed and excess will be discharged
Answered by Gernal Singh, 01 Mar '12 10:28 am

 
  
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Too much vitamin K can be harmful for people with certain medical conditions, including those who take blood thinners to prevent clotting. In some people, an excess of vitamin K also can cause hormonal problems and jaundice. The Food and Drug Administration's recommended dietary allowance for vitamin K is 90 micrograms for women and 120 micrograms for men daily.
Answered by sanjeev, 01 Mar '12 10:21 am

 
  
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