Vitamin K plays a major role in blood clotting. So it is used to reverse the effects of “blood thinning” medications such as warfarin.
Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin, so it is stored in the body's fat tissue and liver. It is best known for its role in helping blood clot (coagulate) properly. The "K" is derived from the German word "koagulation." Vitamin K also plays an important role in bone health.
There are 3 forms of vitamin K:
Many apples lose their shape when baked. To allow steam to escape and to keep the apples from brusting in the oven, remove a strip of skin around each apple's stem with a vegetable peeler.Leave the rest of the skin on the apple.We find that the skin helps the apple retain its shape in the oven.
E. coli comes from eating contaminated red meat and is the leading cause of bloody diarrhea. Young children, those with compromised immune systems, and elderly people can become extremely ill or die from E. coli. Eating vegan means completely avoiding the risk of E. coli infection.
A man goes to the doctor and tells him that he hasn't been feeling well. The doctor examines him, leaves the room and comes back with three different bottles of pills.
The doctor says, "Take the green pill with a big glass of water when you get up. Take the blue pill with a big glass of water after lunch. Then just before going to bed, take the red pill with another big glass of water."
Startled to be put on so much medicine the man stammers, "My goodness, doc, exactly what's my problem?"
Doctor says, "You're not drinking enough water."
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