It is interesting that in the regions of Japan, where people are used to eating a lot of vitamin K, which is part of the national dish of natto, did not record a single death from coronavirus disease, writes Guardian.
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How Vitamin K Will Help With COVID-19
COVID-19 provokes blood coagulation and destroys elastic fibers in the lungs. Vitamin K, which comes from food and accumulates in the gastrointestinal tract, is involved in the production of proteins that regulate coagulation and can protect against lung diseases.
How to establish a connection
A study by the Institute of Cardiology Research in Maastricht, a leading center for the study of cardiovascular disease, is based on data from 134 patients hospitalized from March 12 to April 11 with a diagnosis of COVID-19. The study also had a control group of 184 people of the appropriate age, without a diagnosis of COVID-19.
Spinach contains a lot of vitamin K / Photo Unsplash
Vitamin K is better absorbed with food.
Vitamin K1 and K2. K1 is found in spinach, broccoli, green vegetables, blueberries, and in all fruits and vegetables. K2 the body absorbs better.
Especially high in vitamin K in natto, a traditional Japanese fermented soya bean dish.
Scientists from the Netherlands have not yet conducted clinical trials of the relationship of vitamin K and COVID-19.