Vitamin K is essential for cardiovascular and bone health. Vitamin K deficiency can lead to bone weakening, increased blood pressure and arterial plaque formation. The recommended daily dietary intake of vitamin K is approximately 100mcg. However, optimal levels for cardiovascular, nutritional needs and bone health is 250-1000mcg daily. Foods rich in vitamin K include kale, spinach, broccoli, asparagus and brussels sprouts.
Dr. Anne Hermann, a holistic internal medicine physician, offers comprehensive vitamin testing to her patients. Dr. Hermann is also board-certified in nutrition. Offices are maintained in Tampa and Saint Petersburg Beach, Florida. Please contact the office at (813) 902-9559 for more information or to schedule an appointment.