Improving Nutrient Absorption

The acid in your stomach and the probiotic microbes in your digestive tract play an important role in breaking down and absorbing the nutrients in your food. If you eat beets or drink beet juice, and your urine turns pink, you may have low stomach acid. This discoloration of your urine, to red or pink, after […]

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Knowing the Healing Power of Vitamin K

Vitamin K is a family of chemically related substances called naphthoquinones. There are two major types of vitamin K that are important for humans: K1 and K2. Vitamin K1 (phylloquinone or phytonadione) is a natural nutrient found in green leafy vegetables. Vitamin K2 (menaquinones or MKs) in foods are mostly in the form of MK4 […]