OverviewLike most vitamins, vitamin K may be obtained in the recommended amount with a well-balanced diet. Vitamin K is also made in the body by normal beneficial gastrointestinal bacteria.
Review Date 2/2/2019
Updated by: Emily Wax, RD, CNSC, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.