Vitamin K - Important for the blood
Vitamin K is also important for a normal coagulation of the blood. This is one of the reasons why the Danish Health and Medicines Authority recommends that the vitamin are given to newborns. The baby usually receives an injection shortly after birth. After that event, it is a vitamin that we rarely give much thought. However, more and more indications from research suggests that we should pay more attention to vitamin K in certain contexts.
It seems that more of us are deficient in vitamin K - and there may be several explanations for this.