In an article published on October 4, 2017, by HealthDay News, a little-talked about vitamin was highlighted on its effects on heart health. The vitamin in question was the fat-soluble Vitamin K. In the article, a recent study from the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University suggests that skipping out on leafy green vegetables, high in vitamin K, could lead to an enlargement of the heart’s left pumping chamber, making the heart less efficient and effective. Although the study is not conclusive, it does discuss possible causes to the ever increasing risks of heart disease. To see the complete article, click here.
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