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Nutrient Combo for Health: Vitamin K and Fats

Green leafy veggies

Vitamin K is a fat soluble vitamin, meaning that is needs fat to be readily available in order to be absorbed by the body. Vitamin K plays a role in bone formation and blood clotting. So it’s essential to ensure the body has an adequate supply that is ready for use.

Green leafy veggiesFood Sources of Vitamin K:

Green leafy vegetables including: kale, collard greens, spinach, beet and turnip greens. Additionally broccoli, asparagus, cabbage and green beans are also high in vitamin K.

Food Sources of Healthy Fats:

Heart healthy fats include oils like: olive oil, canola oil, and sunflower oil, avocados, nuts such as: almonds, peanuts, walnuts, and cashews, and seeds like: sunflower, chia, and pumpkin seeds.

Perfect Meal Combos:

Spinach Salad in an oil based vinaigrette with sunflower seeds and sliced avocado, or sauteed kale in olive oil, slivered almonds and pumpkin seeds.

Written By:

Robert Jost

ACE-CPT, NSCA-CPT

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