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High dietary menaquinone intake is associated with reduced coronary calcification.

Atherosclerosis 2009 Apr;203(2):489-93.
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Dietary vitamin K is thought to decrease risk of cardiovascular disease by reducing coronary calcification, but inconsistent results are reported. This may be due to different effects of vitamin K(1) (phylloquinone) and vitamin K(2) (menaquinone, MK), but few studies included both.

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