Vitamin K is one of the fat soluble vitamins (A, D, E are the others), meaning its bodily absorption happens after it has been dissolved in fat. Hence why most fat soluble vitamins contain some type of oil or other fatty carrier.

While similar structurally, there are three compounds that make up vitamin K, all beneficial for their own reasons – phylloquinone (vitamin K1), menaquinone (vitamin K2) and menodione (vitamin K3).

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