Apr 15, 2024, 07:05 AM IST

8 superfoods rich in Vitamin K for a better metabolism

Pravrajya Suruchi

Leafy Green Vegetables: Leaders in Vitamin K content, leafy greens like kale, spinach, collard greens, and Swiss chard are powerhouses of this nutrient.

Natto: This fermented soybean dish popular in Japan is a champion source of Vitamin K2 (menaquinone), a specific form with potential benefits for metabolism.

Broccoli: This versatile cruciferous vegetable boasts a good amount of Vitamin K1 (phylloquinone) and is packed with fiber, vitamins, and minerals that contribute to overall health

Brussels Sprouts: Similar to broccoli, Brussels sprouts are a cruciferous vegetable rich in Vitamin K1 and offer valuable fiber and other nutrients that can contribute to a balanced diet.

Eggs: A good source of Vitamin K2, particularly K2 MK-4, eggs are a versatile protein source that can be part of a healthy breakfast.

Fermented Foods: Fermented foods like sauerkraut, kimchi, and kefir can be good sources of Vitamin K2 due to bacterial production during the fermentation process.

Grass-fed Beef Liver: While not for everyone, grass-fed beef liver is a powerhouse of various nutrients, including Vitamin K2 (MK-4).

Cheese (Gouda, Edam): Certain cheeses, particularly Gouda and Edam, can be good sources of Vitamin K2 due to bacterial production during the aging process.

Disclaimer: This content including advice gives generic information only and is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion.