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Phylloquinone; K1; Menaquinone; K2; Menadione; K3
The best way to get the daily requirement of vitamin K is by eating food sources. Vitamin K is found in the following foods:
Vitamin K is also made by the bacteria that line the gastrointestinal tract.
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