Vitamin K works in, literally, one hundred ways on a daily basis that benefits the human body. Vitamin K is used to keep bones strong, clean the colon and liver, maintain healthy skin and help to clean out the digestive system. A person can get plenty of vitamin K from eating liver, hamburger meat, 100% wheat bread, grapes and plums. As a person gets older they may want to add more vitamin K to their diet by taking a supplement. If so, this article tells you a bit more about vitamin K and where you can find it.
Vitamin K supplements
Vitamin K supplement are easy to find. Most supplements can be found at well know general stores like K-mart, Target, Wal-mart, and Walgreens. Buy vitamin K supplements when they are on sale. Also, you can ask your doctor to write you a subscription for vitamin K, especially if you have a vitamin K deficiency On average, a bottle of vitamin cost between $2.99 to $8.99, depending on the number of supplements including within the bottle and the name brand.
The Maximum Benefits
When it comes to taking vitamin K, you want to reap the maximum benefits. For that, a person needs to make sure they get regular exercise, eat consistently, and that they get plenty of vitamin K, not only from a pill but from food also, and that they drink plenty of water. It is recommended on, vitamin K once a day. Experiment, to see if the vitamin gives you more energy; take one in the morning one day; afternoon another day, and at night another time. Take vitamin K with or without food to see how best your body processes the vitamin.
Sometimes the effect is instantaneous while it takes some time on other occasions depending on the immune system of the individual in question because nowadays people mostly prefer vitamins for digestion as they feel it is easy on the stomach.
Menu Plan and Vitamin K
For those who want to get more vitamin K from food, here is a brief menu plan for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and some snacks.
Toasted 100% wheat bread with butter/grape jelly, slice oranges, a bowl of Hominy grits with butter, and fried polish sausage with onions and green peppers.
8 oz. glass of water and 8 oz. glass of apple juice, ham and mild cheddar cheese on 100% wheat bread with lettuce, 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise and Dijon mustard, with two Nabisco vanilla wafer crisps, and several Ritz crackers, 4 tablespoons of cashews and a small bag of Jay’s plain ridges potato chips.
A bowl of Kraft Mac amp; cheese, with broccoli, loin pork chop, and a cup of Mott’s applesauce, and a slice of carrot cake with cream cheese frosting, 8 oz. glass of water and 8 oz glass of grape juice.
A bag of Jay’s cheddar cheese popcorn, a cup of mixed nuts, yogurt, a cup of red grapes, a 6 oz glass of orange juice, 1 cup of Kellogg’s Cornflakes or Rice Krispies.