September 2009 Vol. 1 Issue 9

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Vitamin K and Osteoporosis

by Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO  Vitamin K4, K5 and K6 are all synthetically derived compounds used in experimental settings. In regard to osteoporosis, phylloquinone and menaquinones are the most relevant so this review will address only these vitamers biological significance in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.