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Bone fracture (low energy) 19X more likely in children if low vitamin K2 - June 2017

New Study Finds Low Vitamin K2 Status Increases Risk of Fracture WholeFoods Magazine

  • "In Würzburg, Germany, a new study was presented at the International Conference on Children’s Bone Health."
  • "The study involved a group of 20 children aged 5 to 15 years old, with clinically confirmed low-energy fractures (i.e., the result of falling from standing height or less) and a control group of 19 healthy children, aged 7 to 17 years old, without fractures"
  • "Using the ratio of serum undercarboxylated osteocalcin to serum carboxylated osteocalcin ucOC:cOC (UCR) as an indicator of vitamin K2 status in participants, researchers found that while other markers such as calcium and vitamin D status was not statistically significant between groups, UCR was"

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