Vitamin K2

Helps keep our bones healthy

Obtained through natural fermentation (MK-7)

21,00 €

Vitamin K2
Made in France | Expiration date (End Of): 01/2022
Lot: D13519 |
Ref. DK07

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Description: Vitamin K2

Health claims

Vitamin K contributes to normal blood clotting.

Vitamin K contributes to the maintenance of normal bones.

Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays an essential role in blood clotting and bone health.

Our menaquinone-7 vitamin (MK-7) is a natural vitamin K2 obtained through fermentation.

Being 100% trans ensures high bioavailability and absorption that benefits our bones.

In addition, studies conducted with vitamin MK-7 have shown that this vitamin has anti-inflammatory and cardiovascular properties.

Vitamin K helps keep our bones healthy. If vitamin K intake in the diet is not adequate, the risk of fractures and osteoporosis may increase.

 

Detailed information

Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin that was originally recognised for its role in the coagulation process (K comes from the German word “Koagulation”). There are two types of vitamin K: vitamin K1 (phylloquinone) and menaquinones (MKs or vitamin K2). Vitamin K 1 is found mainly in leafy green vegetables and vegetable oils, while vitamin K2 is found in products of animal origin and is produced through various bacterial fermentation processes (1).

In addition to its role in coagulation (vitamin K is needed for the functioning of many of the enzymes involved in the clotting cascade), vitamin K plays a fundamental role in bone health, as it is required for the activation of osteocalcin, the most abundant non-collagenous protein found in bone (2) that helps to fix calcium in the bone matrix, participating in bone mineralisation (3). This role in maintaining bone health has been demonstrated in various studies that observed a positive effect of vitamin K on bone mineral density and a reduced risk of fracture (4). In countries such as Japan, for example, use of vitamin K2 is approved for the osteoporosis (5).

Together with these properties, vitamin K2 promotes suppleness in the arteries by avoiding the accumulation of calcium in the artery walls (3), helping to reduce cardiovascular problems.

Although vitamin K is fat-soluble, the body only stores a small amount, so stores of the vitamin can be depleted rapidly if there isn’t a regular supply through diet, while vitamin K deficiency increases the risk of fracture and osteoporosis (6). Low levels of vitamin K have also been linked to a greater predisposition to osteoarthritis in the hands and knees (7).

Our product: Menaquinone-7 (MK-7)

One dose of our product contains 105 μg (140% NRVs*) of menaquinone-7 (MK-7) (vitamin K2) produced through biotechnology (obtained through natural fermentation). Recently, a study also demonstrated the anti-inflammatory properties of our vitamin MK-7 (8), confirming another mechanism through which vitamin K2 aids cardiovascular health.

*NRVs: Nutrient Reference Values.

Bibliography

1. Inaba et al. (2015) Low-dose daily intake of vitamin K2 (Menaquinone-7) improves osteocalcin γ-carboxylation: a double-blind, randomized controlled trials. J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 61(6): 471-80.

2. Hamidi et al. (2013) Vitamin K and bone health. J Clin Densitom 16(4):409-13.

3. Maresz (2015) Proper calcium use: Vitamin K2 as a promoter of bone and cardiovascular health. Integr Med (Encinitas). 2015 Feb; 14(1): 34–39.

4. Pearson et al. (2007) Bone health and osteoporosis: the role of vitamin K and potential antagonism by anticoagulants. Nutr Clin Pract 22(5): 517-44.

5. Katsuyama et al. (2004) Promotion of bone formation by fermented soybean (Natto) intake in premenopausal women. J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 50: 114-120.

6. http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/vitamins/vitamin-K

7. Shea et al. (2015) The association between vitamin K status and knee osteoarthritis features in older adults: The health, aging and body composition study. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 23(3): 370–378.

Serving size: 1 capsule
Servings per container: 60
INGREDIENTS:
Amount per serving
NRVs*
Menaquinone-7 (MK-7) (vitamin K2), from biotechnology (obtained by natural fermentation)
105.00 mcg
140.00%
*NRVs: Nutrient Reference Values
†N/A: Not applicable

Other ingredients:

Maltodextrin, vegetable-based capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose.

Food allergens:

This product does not contain allergens (in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011) nor genetically modified organisms.

Updated on 2020/02/17

DIRECTIONS:

1 capsule per day with half a glass of water after mealtime.

WARNINGS:

Not recommended for people undergoing anticoagulant treatment. Not recommended for pregnant or lactating women. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.

ADVICES:

Does not replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. If you are undergoing medical treatment, seek your therapist's advice. For adult use only. Keep out of reach of young children.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:

Store in a cool dry place away from sunlight.

Updated on 2020/02/17

PRODUCT NAME

Vitamin K2

REFERENCE

DK07

QUANTITY

60 capsules

BATCH NUMBER

D13519

EXPIRATION DATE

2022/01

MADE

In France

SERVINGS PER CONTAINER

60 servings

FABRICATION AND GUARANTEE:

This food supplement is manufactured by a GMP-compliant laboratory (GMPs are the Good Manufacturing Practice guidelines for the European pharmaceutical industry).

Their active principle content is guaranteed through regular tests, which can be viewed online.

The labelling of our products complies with Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2011 and its subsequent amendments, with the aim of ensuring a high level of consumer protection in relation to food information.

Our packaging complies with Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 October 2004 and its subsequent amendments on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food, aiming to secure a high level of protection of human health and the interests of consumers.

CHARACTERISTICS:

VEGETABLE CAPSULES

NOT IRRADIATED

WITHOUT ALLERGENS

WITHOUT BPA

NO OMG

WITHOUT LACTOSE

VEGAN

PRODUCT ANALYSIS:

ORGANOLEPTIC QUALITY

SPECIFICATIONS

RESULTS

Appearance:
Powder
Conform with specifications
Colour:
Pale yellow
Conform with specifications
Odour:
Characteristic
Conform with specifications

ANALYTICAL QUALITY

SPECIFICATIONS

RESULTS

Irradiation detection:
Not irradiated
Conform with specifications

MICROBIOLOGICAL QUALITY

SPECIFICATIONS

RESULTS

Plate count:
NMT 10000 cfu/g
Conform with European Pharmacopoeia 8.0
Yeasts and molds:
NMT 100 cfu/g
Conform with European Pharmacopoeia 8.0
E. coli:
Negative
Conform with European Pharmacopoeia 8.0
Salmonella:
Negative
Conform with European Pharmacopoeia 8.0
Enterobacteraceae:
NMT 100 cfu/g
Conform with European Pharmacopoeia 8.0

PRODUCT REGISTRATION:

Anastore is registered on the Food Safety Register of Food Business Operators, whose purpose is to protect public health and consumer interests, where the definitions provided for in Articles 2 and 3 of Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 and Article 2 of Regulation (EC) No 852/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council, and their subsequent amendments, are applicable.

These Regulations lay down the general principles and requirements of food law, establishing the European Food Safety Authority and laying down procedures in matters of food safety, in addition to laying down general rules in relation to the hygiene of foodstuffs.

Finally, Anastore notifies the placing on the market of its food supplements in accordance with the specific regulations of each country.

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Registration declaration

HEAD OF THE QUALITY DEPARTMENT

Certificate issue date: 2020/02/17

Updated on 2020/02/17

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