Health Benefits at a Glance:
Vitamin K is not just a single vitamin. In fact, there are several different types of vitamin K, which all support different aspects of your health, from arterial health to bone health. Super K Elite delivers an unparalleled variety of vitamin K forms found in nature. Coming in clinically studied doses, the Super K Elite formula is crafted and designed to give you the optimum health benefits that the powerful K vitamins provide.
Why it Works:
As you age, the arteries can become increasingly calcified. Another natural consequence of aging is also that the bones in the body may grow increasingly brittle. Vitamin K, however, offers a natural approach to countering these health issues. The many forms of vitamins known collectively as vitamin K have an impressive ability to both help inhibit calcification of the arteries and support the absorption of calcium into your bones, keeping them strong and healthy [1,2]. That way, K vitamin also supports a healthy calcium balance in your body.
Containing no less than four different kinds of vitamin K in scientifically studied dosages , the Super K Elite formula is Life Extension’s® most potent and elegant vitamin K formula to date.
The Science Behind the Product:
The different K vitamin types in the Super K Elite formula have all been studied scientifically:
K2 Vitamins (MK-4, MK-6, MK-7, MK-9)
Menaquinones are a sub-form of the vitamin K2 family. Mostly derived from high-fat foods [4,5], the vitamin K2 forms known as MK-4, MK-6, MK-7 and MK-9 are known for supporting bone, heart and arterial health .
The sub-forms of the vitamin K2 family are called menaquinones. Primarily derived from high-fat foods [4,5] vitamin K2, which includes the forms MK-4, MK-6, MK-7 and MK-9, supports bone, heart and arterial health .
One eight-year epidemiological study conducted on 16000 women  found that MK-9 promotes cardiovascular health.
Moreover, in a clinical study, MK-4 has also been found to promote arterial health and healthy bone density [9, 10] at a dosage of 1500 mcg - the same amount included in this formula .
MK-7, or trans-MK-7 has also been shown to help maintain bone strength and arterial flexibility [11, 12]. In one double-blind, placebo-controlled study, 181 mcg of trans-MK-7 promoted bone and cardiovascular health [12, 13]. This dosage of MK-7 is exactly the same as is found in the Super K Elite formula.
How to Use:
- Take one (1) softgel daily with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Serving Size 1 softgel
Amount Per Serving:
|Vitamin C (as Ascorbyl palmitate)||10 mg|
|Vitamin K activity||3735 mcg|
|Vitamin K1 (as phytonadione)||2000 mcg|
|Vitamin K2 (as menaquinone-4)||1500 mcg|
|Vitamin K2 (as menaquinone-6)||11 mcg|
|Vitamin K2 (as trans menaquinone-7)||181 mcg|
|Vitamin K2 (as menaquinone-9)||43 mcg|
Other ingredients: extra virgin olive oil, microcrystalline cellulose, gelatin, glycerin, purified water, sunflower lecithin, beeswax, maltodextrin, annatto color.
Dosage and Use:
Take one (1) softgel daily with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
If you are taking anti-coagulant or anti-platelet medications, or have a bleeding disorder, consult with your healthcare provider before taking this product.
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not exceed recommended dose.
Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
If you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating, please consult your medical practitioner first.
A food supplement should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Store tightly closed in a cool and dry place.
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