Healthy Cheese Lady

Swiss Cheeses Are Important Sources of Vitamin K2

Posted by Babs Hogan

Swiss Cheeses Are an Important Dietary Source of Vitamin K2

“Vitamin K2 plays a key role in blood clotting as well as having a positive influence on bone and cardiovascular health. Cheese is an important dietary source of this microbially produced vitamin.  Vitamin K1 was discovered in connection with its key role in blood clotting. Today, its contribution to other spheres such as bone and cardiovascular health or anti-inflammatory response is recognised and increasingly researched.  The microbial origin of vitamin K2 highlights fermented foods as a source of nutrients, including cheese – a food known from the literature for relevant amounts of this vitamin.”