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Vitamin K2 Reduces the Risk of Prostate Cancer
By Keith D. Bishop, Clinical Nutritionist, B.Sc. Pharmacy, Health Coach - May 30, 2009
Surprisingly, Vitamin K2 from meat and dairy products
lower the risk of developing prostate cancer.
Researchers studied the risk of total and advanced prostate cancer in relation to intakes of
phylloquinone (vitamin K1) and menaquinone (vitamin K2) in 11,319 men. During a follow-up time of 8.6 years these men had 268 incidents of
prostate cancer, including 113 advanced cases.
Men with high menaquinone intake had a lower risk of prostate
cancer and advanced prostate cancer. Vitamin K2 from dairy products provided better cancer prevention than vitamin
K2 from meat. Vitamin K1 from vegetable intake was unrelated to prostate cancer.
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Food sources of Vitamin K2 include meat, egg yolk, natto, cheese and curd cheese.
Plant sources of vitamin K1 include dark green leafy vegetables.
This study is suggesting that fatty animal foods may decrease the risk of prostate
But, don’t give up on the dark green
Broccoli decreases the risk of aggressive prostate cancer.
I recommend a moderate amount of animal food products, large amounts of broccoli and vegetables and taking a
dietary supplement of Vitamin K2.
research and animal research confirm the benefits of Vitamin K2 in preventing and killing
prostate cancer cells.
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 American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, April 2008
 Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 2007 Aug 1;99(15):1200-9.
 Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Jan;18(1):49-56
About the Author:
Keith D. Bishop, Clinical Nutritionist, B.Sc. Pharmacy helps his clients
improve their health by using natural products, tests and self care. He writes special reports on
natural product effects on cancer. You may schedule an appointment for customized recommendations
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