Vitamin K plays a role in the absorption of calcium and other minerals in the bones. Vitamin K is therefore important to keep the bones strong.
Vitamin K contributes to proper blood clotting.
How much vitamin K do you need in a day?
The desirable daily allowance of vitamin K is 75 mcg. Deficiencies are rare because your body can also make this vitamin itself. The maximum safe amount of vitamin K is 1000 mcg.