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विटामिन K युक्त व्यंजन - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Vitamin K Diet recipes in Hindi)
વિટામિન K ડાયેટ રેસિપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Vitamin K Diet recipes in Gujarati)

Vitamin K Diet, Recipes, Benefits + Indian Foods Rich in Vitamin K

Vitamin K Diet, Vitamin K Recipes, Benefits + Foods Rich in Vitamin K. Vitamin K is a fat soluble vitamin so cook your Vitamin K rich foods in a healthy oil to absorbed. Try our grilled broccoli recipe which is grilled with some olive oil. 

Grilled Broccoli RecipeGrilled Broccoli Recipe

What is Vitamin K?

Vitamin K is a fat soluble vitamin which has a key role in blood clotting and bone metabolism. It is necessary for the formation of prothrombin by the liver. Prothrombin is the normal constituent of the blood which helps in blood clotting on direct contact with air and thus prevent excessive bleeding.

Vitamin K and Bone Metabolism

Bone metabolism is a continuous process where mature bone tissue is removed from the skeleton and replaced by new tissue. When injuries occur to the bone like fractures or bruises, then Vitamin K kicks in to heal the injury. Vitamin K is a fat soluble Vitamin which means it is absorbed in the body in the presence of fat. So have your Kale with some olive oil or cook your Spinach in oil. Enjoy our kale masoor antioxidant salad recipe which is tossed with olive oil.

Kale, Masoor Veg Antioxidant Healthy Office SaladKale, Masoor Veg Antioxidant Healthy Office Salad

Vitamin K prevents loss of bone density and preventing the onset of Osteoporosis.

Vitamin K1 and Vitamin K2

Vitamin K is essentially a group of 2 compounds - Vitamin K1 and Vitamin K2. Vitamin K1 is obtained from vegetables, especially the greens while vitamin K2 is obtained from meat, eggs, dairy products like cheese and bacteria synthesized in the gut. Most of this vitamin is derived from these bacteria’s and hence our blood vitamin K levels depend on how healthy our gut is. Try our egg paratha recipe, sunny side up eggs recipe or scrambled egg recipe to to up your Vitamin K. 

Egg Paratha
Egg Paratha

A deficiency of this vitamin is usually not seen. However, if it persists, doses of vitamin K help in improvising the blood clotting function.

USDA recommends 120 mcg/day of vitamin K for adults.

17 Indian Foods Rich in Vitamin K

  Vitamin K values for 1 cup of foods mcg
1. Kale 1062
2. Brussel Sprouts 218
3. Spring Onions 206
4. Cooked Cabbage 162
5. Spinach 144
6. Prunes 130
7. Fenugreek leaves 119.84
8. Broccoli 89
9. Basil 83
10. Bhindi 64
11. Green Peas 63
12. Cucumber 60
13. Lettuce 57
14. Avocado 48
15. Cashews 47
16. Cabbage 42
17. Cauliflower 15.5

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Bhindi Raita recipe
bhindi raita recipe | okra raita | lady finger raita | fried okra in spicy yoghurt | with 11 amazing images. bhindi raita recipe is deep-fried ladies finger, whe ....
Grilled Broccoli Recipe recipe
This is surely one of the yummiest ways to enjoy fresh and crisp broccoli! Marinated with lemon juice and black pepper, and then grilled to perfection, the Grilled Broccoli has a nice texture and fabulous flavour, with spicy and tangy tones. This delicious treat is also equally healthy, being ri ....
Spinach Soup with Garlic recipe
This nutritious, low fat, low calorie soup is best if you are trying to lose some of those extra pounds. The garlic and onion in the soup aids in decreasing the excessive fat deposition in the arteries.
Cabbage and Chana Dal Subzi recipe
This is typical south indian everyday subzi. Soaked chana dal and shredded cabbage, tempered traditionally and garnished with grated coconut. The cabbage and chana dal subzi is an easy, no-fuss preparation. You can prepare other veggies like carrots, french beans, broad beans and even beetroot in a ....
Cabbage Salad recipe
cabbage salad recipe | quick cabbage salad | healthy cabbage salad | band gobi salad | with amazing 14 images. This fabulous cabbage salad recipe is a
Spinach, Mushroom and Carrot Clear Soup recipe
The Spinach, Mushroom and Carrot Clear Soup is a dynamic treat, which reverberates with strong flavours and crisp textures. The spinach and mushroom are intentionally sautéed on a high flame, in order to retain their crunchiness even after adding to the soup. While this guarantees an amazing ....
Bhindi Masala Gravy recipe
This is an awesome Bhindi Masala Gravy that feels special, due to an interplay of method and ingredients. Sautéed bhindi is cooked with a flavour-packed tomato paste, a medley of spices and a dash of fresh cream. Herbs like coriander and fenugreek complement the tanginess of the tomatoes, bringi ....
Stir Fried Bhindi with Peanuts recipe
Homely and quick, this is a no-fuss recipe that you can make on any day. It is made with everyday ingredients and the all-time favourite vegetable bhindi. And most importantly, it tastes awesome! Try serving it to your family and nobody will believe that it was so easy and quick. The Stir-Fried ....
Sukhi Bhindi, Punjabi Dry Bhindi Recipe recipe
Bhindi also called okra or ladies finger has acquired an exotic image in the west, but in fact this is one of the most commonly consumed vegetable in India. The Punjabis love their bhindi and eat it in every form, fried curries and stuffed. Here this delicious vegetable has been deep-fried, making i ....
Cabbage Kootu ( Know Your Green Leafy Vegetables) recipe
A versatile, traditional south indian recipe, which goes just as well with rice as with puris or chapatis.
Cabbage Stir Fry recipe
Here’s an everyday recipe that your whole family will love. Flavoured with a simple tempering of cumin seeds and green chillies, this Cabbage Stir-Fry gets a nice South Indian touch from the addition of grated coconut. The pleasant but appetising flavour ....
Kale, Masoor Veg Antioxidant Healthy Office Salad recipe
Trendy lunch? Look no further than a lunch salad . Salads are healthy, tasty, awesomely attractive and will make you shine with good health. Lunch salads generally feature a mix of ingredients, which are both satiating and tasty. Usually, some g ....
Egg Paratha recipe
egg paratha recipe | anda paratha with whole wheat flour | healthy Indian egg paratha | with 30 amazing images. A masaledar and filling snack, which can be had as a meal itself, the egg paratha< ....
Sunny Side Up Eggs, Breakfast Recipe recipe
A quick and easy egg-based breakfast that tastes yum and looks good too. Sunny Side Up Eggs as the name suggests looks like a splash of yellow on a white background, so it has a bright and cheery look that invites you to take a bite! The best part is that it can be made very easily and quick ....
Avocado, Broccoli and Bellpepper Lunch Salad recipe
A dashingly colourful salad with a very high feel-good factor, just perfect to pack for lunch ! The Avocado, Broccoli and Bell Pepper Lunch Salad has a splash of various colours, textures and flavours ranging from the creaminess of avocadoes ....
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